INTRODUCTION TO CYBERSECURITY

CSE1ICB

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In the modern Internet era, industries and organisations need to be prepared to defend against cyber threats and attacks. Stakeholders should be familiar with basic principles and best practices of cybersecurity to protect their businesses and personal information. In this subject, these principles and strategies for future cyber security are explored. Key topics include: information security; ethical and legal practices; mitigating cyber vulnerabilities; and the process of incident response and analysis. The subject introduces the broad discipline of cybersecurity and outlines how to ensure the privacy, reliability, confidentiality and integrity of information systems and mitigate against cyber threats and risks.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNaveen Chilamkurti

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesTwo 1-hour lectures and one 2-hour practical coding lab per week.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Cybersecurity Essentials

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorN/A

Year2017

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherSYBEX

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
COMMUNICATION - Digital Capability
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Describe key emerging cybersecurity practices, regulations and standards
02. Demonstrate foundation skills in safeguarding data, systems and networks
03. Compare approaches for cyber risk management used to address real world problems
04. Identify approaches to digital forensics, application security and network security in the context of cyberspace
05. Show understanding of data security, web security and cryptography and possible solutions to cyber threats

Subject options

Select to view your study options…

Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNaveen Chilamkurti

Class requirements

Computer LaboratoryWeek: 11 - 22
One 2.00 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Lab Quiz 1 (equivalent to 250 Words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2

Written Threat assessment

(equivalent to 750 Words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO3, SILO5

Data breach Analysis

(equivalent to 750 Words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Lab Quiz 2

(equivalent to 250 Words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Final Exam

(equivalent to 2000 Words)

N/ACentral examIndividualYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

On-Line, 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNaveen Chilamkurti

Class requirements

Computer LaboratoryWeek: 11 - 22
One 2.00 hours computer laboratory per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Lab Quiz 1 (equivalent to 250 Words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2

Written Threat assessment

(equivalent to 750 Words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO3, SILO5

Data breach Analysis

(equivalent to 750 Words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Lab Quiz 2

(equivalent to 250 Words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Final Exam

(equivalent to 2000 Words)

N/ACentral examIndividualYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Sydney, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNaveen Chilamkurti

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 22 - 22
Two 3.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 3.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Scheduled compulsory weekly face to face consultation with project supervisors in a group studio setting. The weekly meeting may include consultation, discussion, demonstration, presentation, tutorial, or laboratory work depending on the project areas.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Lab Quiz 1 (equivalent to 250 Words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2

Written Threat assessment

(equivalent to 750 Words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO3, SILO5

Data breach Analysis

(equivalent to 750 Words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Lab Quiz 2

(equivalent to 250 Words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Final Exam

(equivalent to 2000 Words)

N/ACentral examIndividualYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

On-Line, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNaveen Chilamkurti

Class requirements

Computer LaboratoryWeek: 31 - 42
One 2.00 hours computer laboratory per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Lab Quiz 1 (equivalent to 250 Words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2

Written Threat assessment

(equivalent to 750 Words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO3, SILO5

Data breach Analysis

(equivalent to 750 Words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Lab Quiz 2

(equivalent to 250 Words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Final Exam

(equivalent to 2000 Words)

N/ACentral examIndividualYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Sydney, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNaveen Chilamkurti

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 42 - 42
Two 3.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 42 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 3.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
Scheduled compulsory weekly face to face consultation with project supervisors in a group studio setting. The weekly meeting may include consultation, discussion, demonstration, presentation, tutorial, or laboratory work depending on the project areas

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Lab Quiz 1 (equivalent to 250 Words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2

Written Threat assessment

(equivalent to 750 Words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO3, SILO5

Data breach Analysis

(equivalent to 750 Words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Lab Quiz 2

(equivalent to 250 Words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Final Exam

(equivalent to 2000 Words)

N/ACentral examIndividualYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Summer, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNaveen Chilamkurti

Class requirements

Computer LaboratoryWeek: 46 - 6
One 2.00 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 6 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 46 - 6
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 6 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Lab Quiz 1 (equivalent to 250 Words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2

Written Threat assessment

(equivalent to 750 Words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO3, SILO5

Data breach Analysis

(equivalent to 750 Words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Lab Quiz 2

(equivalent to 250 Words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Final Exam

(equivalent to 2000 Words)

N/ACentral examIndividualYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Sydney, 2021, Summer, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNaveen Chilamkurti

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 6 - 6
Two 3.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 6 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 46 - 6
One 3.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 6 and delivered via face-to-face.
Scheduled compulsory weekly face to face consultation with project supervisors in a group studio setting. The weekly meeting may include consultation, discussion, demonstration, presentation, tutorial, or laboratory work depending on the project areas.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Lab Quiz 1 (equivalent to 250 Words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2

Written Threat assessment

(equivalent to 750 Words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO3, SILO5

Data breach Analysis

(equivalent to 750 Words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Lab Quiz 2

(equivalent to 250 Words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Final Exam

(equivalent to 2000 Words)

N/ACentral examIndividualYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5