CYBERSECURITY FUNDAMENTALS

CSE3CSX

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides the concepts of cyber security. It covers a broad range of cyber security related topics such as infrastructure security, network edge security, identity and access management, firewalls and load balancers, risk management and operational and organisational security. It is also designed with a focus to protect computing infrastructure from cyber security threats and attacks.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in SBAIO or SBACTO and have passed CSE2NFX and CSE2CNX

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsTestOut Security ProPrescribedTestOut, 2017TestOut
ReadingsCybersecurity FundamentalsRecommendedDidasko Digital, 2018Didasko

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse the elements of effective security policies and implement different strategies to counter various cyber-attacks.

Activities:
Online modules and webinars on the concepts of cybersecurity, different types of attacks and security policies. Self- checking open-ended questions to support the activities

02. Analyse the physical threats and implement mitigation techniques to protect the business physical environment.

Activities:
Online modules and webinars on physical threats and physical security. Knowledge assessed via online quizzes and self-paced online problems

03. Implement effective countermeasures to protect and prevent cyber security threats to a business network.

Activities:
Practical activities related to perimeter and network security. Knowledge assessed via online quizzes and self-paced online problems

04. Evaluate and apply different host-based security technologies to mitigate malware delivery attacks.

Activities:
Practical activities on host security within a simulated environment. Knowledge assessed via online quizzes and self-paced online problems

05. Design and implement security measures to manage and recover business application data.

Activities:
Practical activities on application security and data security within a simulated environment. Knowledge assessed via online quizzes and self-paced online problems

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 02 - 13
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 02 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cybersecurity.15 01, 02
Practical scenario-based report on perimeter and network security (equivalent to 2000 words)A practical scenario-based report on developing a security solution for network edge devices and network access.40 01, 03
Practical scenario-based report on host, application and data security (equivalent to 1200 words)A practical scenario-based report on designing and implementing host, application and data security in a simulated environment.30 04, 05
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge.15 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 06 - 17
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 06 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cybersecurity.15 01, 02
Practical scenario-based report on perimeter and network security (equivalent to 2000 words)A practical scenario-based report on developing a security solution for network edge devices and network access.40 01, 03
Practical scenario-based report on host, application and data security (equivalent to 1200 words)A practical scenario-based report on designing and implementing host, application and data security in a simulated environment.30 04, 05
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge.15 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 21
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cybersecurity.15 01, 02
Practical scenario-based report on perimeter and network security (equivalent to 2000 words)A practical scenario-based report on developing a security solution for network edge devices and network access.40 01, 03
Practical scenario-based report on host, application and data security (equivalent to 1200 words)A practical scenario-based report on designing and implementing host, application and data security in a simulated environment.30 04, 05
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge.15 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 14 - 25
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 14 to week 25 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cybersecurity.15 01, 02
Practical scenario-based report on perimeter and network security (equivalent to 2000 words)A practical scenario-based report on developing a security solution for network edge devices and network access.40 01, 03
Practical scenario-based report on host, application and data security (equivalent to 1200 words)A practical scenario-based report on designing and implementing host, application and data security in a simulated environment.30 04, 05
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge.15 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 19 - 30
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 19 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cybersecurity.15 01, 02
Practical scenario-based report on perimeter and network security (equivalent to 2000 words)A practical scenario-based report on developing a security solution for network edge devices and network access.40 01, 03
Practical scenario-based report on host, application and data security (equivalent to 1200 words)A practical scenario-based report on designing and implementing host, application and data security in a simulated environment.30 04, 05
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge.15 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 34
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cybersecurity.15 01, 02
Practical scenario-based report on perimeter and network security (equivalent to 2000 words)A practical scenario-based report on developing a security solution for network edge devices and network access.40 01, 03
Practical scenario-based report on host, application and data security (equivalent to 1200 words)A practical scenario-based report on designing and implementing host, application and data security in a simulated environment.30 04, 05
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge.15 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 27 - 38
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 38 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cybersecurity.15 01, 02
Practical scenario-based report on perimeter and network security (equivalent to 2000 words)A practical scenario-based report on developing a security solution for network edge devices and network access.40 01, 03
Practical scenario-based report on host, application and data security (equivalent to 1200 words)A practical scenario-based report on designing and implementing host, application and data security in a simulated environment.30 04, 05
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge.15 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 32 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cybersecurity.15 01, 02
Practical scenario-based report on perimeter and network security (equivalent to 2000 words)A practical scenario-based report on developing a security solution for network edge devices and network access.40 01, 03
Practical scenario-based report on host, application and data security (equivalent to 1200 words)A practical scenario-based report on designing and implementing host, application and data security in a simulated environment.30 04, 05
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge.15 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 47
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 36 to week 47 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cybersecurity.15 01, 02
Practical scenario-based report on perimeter and network security (equivalent to 2000 words)A practical scenario-based report on developing a security solution for network edge devices and network access.40 01, 03
Practical scenario-based report on host, application and data security (equivalent to 1200 words)A practical scenario-based report on designing and implementing host, application and data security in a simulated environment.30 04, 05
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge.15 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 41 - 52
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 41 to week 52 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cybersecurity.15 01, 02
Practical scenario-based report on perimeter and network security (equivalent to 2000 words)A practical scenario-based report on developing a security solution for network edge devices and network access.40 01, 03
Practical scenario-based report on host, application and data security (equivalent to 1200 words)A practical scenario-based report on designing and implementing host, application and data security in a simulated environment.30 04, 05
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge.15 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cybersecurity.15 01, 02
Practical scenario-based report on perimeter and network security (equivalent to 2000 words)A practical scenario-based report on developing a security solution for network edge devices and network access.40 01, 03
Practical scenario-based report on host, application and data security (equivalent to 1200 words)A practical scenario-based report on designing and implementing host, application and data security in a simulated environment.30 04, 05
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge.15 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 49
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 49 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cybersecurity.15 01, 02
Practical scenario-based report on perimeter and network security (equivalent to 2000 words)A practical scenario-based report on developing a security solution for network edge devices and network access.40 01, 03
Practical scenario-based report on host, application and data security (equivalent to 1200 words)A practical scenario-based report on designing and implementing host, application and data security in a simulated environment.30 04, 05
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge.15 04, 05