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The School of Computer and Security Science offers a variety of industry relevant courses in the areas of computing, information science and security science. Our courses are informed by an active research program, with the school being home to the e-Health Research Group, e-Agriculture Research Group and the Artificial Intelligence and Optimisation Research Group. In late 2012, the Centre for Transformational Games was established between the school and ECU's School of Education.

Student testimonials

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"Security is an intriguing field, and so relevant to our current global situation."

Amanda East

Counter Terrorism and Security Science student

Research activity 

The School of Computer and Security Science conducts applied research covering a range of disciplines including computer and network security, digital forensics, information security, counter terrorism, artificial intelligence, e-agriculture, e-health, and network science.

News & events

Credit card-sized Raspberry Pi computers will be secured as part of the Smash my Pi competition. Thumbnail

Cyber defence a piece of cake for WA students

High school students will be tasked with protecting credit card-sized Raspberry Pi computers as part of a cyber security competition being run by ECU’s Security Research Institute, Cisco and CERT Australia.

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What secrets are you giving away?

Patryk Szewczyk will present a SIG Seminar on 4 November discussing remnant data on second hand memory cards, media response and how auction houses have reacted to the issue.

Professor Craig Speelman will discuss a new research project with the ECU Security Research Institute that focuses on the human element of computer network security. Thumbnail

Team Dynamics: Cognitive Load and Team Mental Models

Professor Craig Speelman will present a SIG Seminar on 2 October discussing a new research project with the Security Research Institution that focuses on the human element in computer network security.

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