Cyber and Data Security

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Deepen your foundational cybersecurity knowledge

A follow up course to Cybersecurity Fundamentals, learn how to identify the right cyber risk management approach to address real world threats.  

This microcredential course may be stacked into a Bachelor degree. 


Key facts

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Information Technology and Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity, Bachelor Microcredentials

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Cybersecurity Fundamentals
Digital Credential

Why this course?

This microcredential advances on the concepts covered in Cybersecurity Fundamentals, and covers the management of cyber risk and the requirement to use digital forensics, application security and network security.    

Course content

Topics include:

  • Emerging cybersecurity practices, regulation and standards
  • Comparison of approaches for cyber risk management used to address real world problems
  • Identify approaches to digital forensics, application security and network security in the context of cyberspace
  • Data security, web security, cryptography and possible solutions to cyber threats.

On successful completion of this course, you wil be awarded a digital credential and earn 10 credit points that can be accumulated with its partner course, Cybersecurity Fundamentals, to stack into  'Introduction to Cybersecurity (CSE1ICB), a subject within the Bachelor of Cybersecurity.  


You’ll learn:

This microcredential will equip you basic skills in:

  • Identifying threats and risks
  • Data privacy and security
  • Cryptography fundamentals
  • Data protection
  • Identity and access control
  • Secure operations
  • Network security.

Your study experience

The course is delivered live, online over 4 weeks.  The total expected time commitment for this course is 80 hours.

The assessment for this course comprises two assignments

  • Malware Analysis (50%)
  • Risk Assessement (50%). 

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