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Cyber Security Major

Code: MAAAJB

Focuses on practical and theoretical aspects of cyber security across a range of topics, including network security and vulnerability assessment, information security policy and governance, digital forensics, wireless security, ethical hacking.

Focuses on practical and theoretical aspects of cyber security across a range of topics, including network security and vulnerability assessment, information security policy and governance, digital forensics, wireless security, ethical hacking.

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Availability

Joondalup

Offered

Mount Lawley

South West (Bunbury)

Online

Offered

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Major details

Structure

Structure

Students enrolled in either U65 or U67 courses take the following structure
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
CSI2102Information Security15
CSG2305Computer Forensics15
CSI2108Cryptographic Concepts15
CSI3207Network Security Fundamentals15
CSI3208Ethical Hacking and Defence15
CSP3343Programming Secure Software Systems15
Elective Unitx 230
Students enrolled in the Y14 course take the following structure
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
CSG1105Applied Communications15
CSI1101 ^Computer Security15
CSI2108Cryptographic Concepts15
CSG2305Computer Forensics15
CSG2344Project Methods and Professionalism15
CSI3207Network Security Fundamentals15
CSG3309IT Security Management15
CSI3208Ethical Hacking and Defence15

* For students with CSI1101 in their existing course structure, they will study CSI2104 in its place.

^ Core Option

Employment Opportunities

Careers opportunities exist in in the field of cyber security, including areas such as network security engineer, computer forensics analyst, information warfare analyst, cryptography, information security officer and information security analyst.

Possible future job titles

Cyber Security Analyst, Network Security Manager, Digital Forensics Investigator, Computer Security Manager, Information Security Manager, Computer Security Auditor, Computer Incident Investigator, Cyber Security Manager, Cyber Security Auditor, Cyber Incident Investigator.

This Major can be studied in the following courses

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