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Cybersecurity for Business

Undergraduate | SWI-INF20031 | 2024

Previously SWI-INF30020

Help organisations protect their networks, apps, and data. Using real-world case studies and best practices, you’ll get to know cybersecurity approaches and technologies. Study current threats. Manage risk. Act ethically and professionally.

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks

HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available

Cybersecurity for Business

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

    1. Describe cybersecurity approaches, technologies and practices and their importance in achieving organisational goals and objectives
    2. Assess and apply information systems risk and security management standards and frameworks to real-word case based scenarios
    3. Analyse major theories, concepts and methodologies for managing the risks and assuring the integrity and security of information assets
    4. Evaluate governance, assurance and internal control frameworks and techniques for managing information risks and security
    5. Communicate effectively as a professional and function as an effective leader or member of a team

Entry requirements

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • SWI-INF30020 (Not currently available)


100 cps
SWE20004 Technical Software Development
COS20007 Object Oriented Programming
INF20030 Cloud Approaches for Enterprise Systems

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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