CYBER SECURITY PRINCIPLES

CSE4004

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In the Internet era, industries and organisations need to be aware of, and be prepared to defend against threats and attacks. Stakeholders should be familiar with the basic principles and best practices of cyber security to better protect their businesses. In this subject, the principles, the state of the art, and strategies for the future of cyber security is explored thoroughly. The topics will focus on information security, ethical and legal practices, mitigating cyber vulnerabilities, and the process of incident response and analysis. The outline of the subject is targeted at ensuring the privacy, reliability, confidentiality and integrity of information systems. Cyber security is a very broad discipline, and therefore, this subject is only intended to cover the basics of the recent state of the art and leading cyber security topics.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAbdun Mahmood

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveYes

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Capstone subjectNo

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Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Cryptography and Network Security: principles and practice

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorWilliam Stallings

Year2014

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PublisherBoston Pearson

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CISSP-certified information security professional study guide

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorMike Chapple, James M.Stewart and Darril Gibson

Year2018

Edition/Volume2018

PublisherIndianapolis, Indiana: Sybex, A wiley Brand

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

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Total hours/days requiredN/A

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Appraise key terms and concepts in cyber security, cyber law, intellectual property and cyber crime
02. Analyse approaches to security networks, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and intrusion prevention systems
03. Formulate approaches for incident analysis, risk management in cyber space and incident response
04. Analyse various software design practices and principles of web security

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAbdun Mahmood

Class requirements

Computer LaboratoryWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 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*

Written assignment (equivalent to 2000 words)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Online Test 1 (30 minutes, equivalent to 150 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1

Online Test 2 (30 minutes, equivalent to 150 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO2

One 3-hour final exam (equivalent to 3000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAbdun Mahmood

Class requirements

Computer LaboratoryWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 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*

Written assignment (equivalent to 2000 words)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Online Test 1 (30 minutes, equivalent to 150 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1

Online Test 2 (30 minutes, equivalent to 150 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO2

One 3-hour final exam (equivalent to 3000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4