Courses & Units

Advanced CyberSecurity and eForensics KIT325

Hobart, Launceston

Introduction

This unit deals with management issues encountered as a result of deploying security countermeasures, policy and initiatives in organisational settings. This unit provides the capstone experience for the CyberSecurity major. Students will complete a network/security project that will address a nominated problem/issue by applying the tools and techniques. The project will involve the planning, analysis, design, testing and implementation of the selected solution within agreed time frames. Students will further develop their understanding of the nature of security threats to IT systems.

Students will employ some of the tools and techniques that they have learnt about throughout the major to evaluate the security of, and defend against threats to, computer systems and networks through physical and electronic means.

Summary

Unit name Advanced CyberSecurity and eForensics
Unit code KIT325
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Information and Communication Technology
Discipline Information & Communication Technology
Coordinator

Bilal Amin

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Learning Outcomes

1. Define the ICT requirements of a networked system informed by social, legal and ethical considerations.

2  Design a secure ICT solution for a network/security system using abstraction and computational, creative and critical thinking.

3. Manage the implementation of a secure network system by applying ICT tools, techniques and professional standards.

Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
029901 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,402.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

KIT304

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2-hour weekly lectures and 2-hour weekly Computer Laboratory

Assessment

ATT1 - Report 1 (25%)

ATT2 - Report 2 (25%)

ATT3 - Project (30%)

ATT4 - Project (20%)

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Textbooks

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