CYBERSECURITY FUNDAMENTALS

CSE3CSX

2021

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.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesCSE2CNX AND CSE2NFX
Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: SBAIO, SBACTO

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

Readings

Cybersecurity Fundamentals

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDidasko Digital

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherDidasko

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

TestOut Security Pro

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorTestOut

Year2017

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherTestOut

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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Analyse the elements of effective security policies and implement different strategies to counter various cyber-attacks.
02. Analyse the physical threats and implement mitigation techniques to protect the business physical environment.
03. Implement effective countermeasures to protect and prevent cyber security threats to a business network.
04. Evaluate and apply different host-based security technologies to mitigate malware delivery attacks.
05. Design and implement security measures to manage and recover business application data.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 13
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cybersecurity.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO4, SILO5

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 41 - 52
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cybersecurity.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO4, SILO5

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 45 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cybersecurity.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO4, SILO5

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 49 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 49 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cybersecurity.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO4, SILO5

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 6 - 17
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 6 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cybersecurity.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO4, SILO5

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 21
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cybersecurity.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO4, SILO5

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 14 - 25
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cybersecurity.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO4, SILO5

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 19 - 30
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cybersecurity.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO4, SILO5

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 23 - 34
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cybersecurity.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO4, SILO5

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 27 - 38
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cybersecurity.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO4, SILO5

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 32 - 43
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cybersecurity.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO4, SILO5

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 36 - 47
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test on cybersecurity.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO4, SILO5

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4, SILO5