- A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials.
- Resources and Links
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
12 subjects including PICX111
No special requirements
Computer systems and networks, and the applications that they support, are essential to information flows, economic transactions and critical infrastructure in the twenty-first century. This subject will present an overview of cyber security in practice with reference to both public and private sector organisations. The subject will look at the motives and perpetrators of cybercrime. It will explore how individuals and organisations face specific threats from their use of technology and identifies challenges in maintaining cyber and information security. It further examines the protective security measures required to protect physical and digital access to information through people, infrastructure and computer systems. The subject complements PICX111 which looks at non-traditional security threats in the twenty-first century.
- Assessment 1 (10%)
- Assessment 2 (15%)
- Assessment 3 (25%)
- Assessment 4 (50%)
Textbooks are not required.
Textbook information is pending.
Bachelor of Arts Security Terrorism and Counter-terrorism
- Part I (Level 1) Core units - Major
- PART II (Level 3) Core units - Major
- PART II (Level 2) Core units - Major
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