Cybersecurity Threats and Responses

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Gain insights into current industry threats.

A follow up course to Cyber Technologies, learn how to formulate and coordinate basic cyber incident responses using real case studies.

This microcredential course may be stacked into a Bachelor degree. 

$1,700.00

Key facts

Course category
Information Technology and Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity, Bachelor Microcredentials
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Duration
4 weeks
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Prerequisite/s
Cyber Technologies
Certification
Digital Credential

Why this course?

This microcredential advances on the concepts covered in Cyber Technologies, and focuses on cyber incident response methods using real case studies.

Together, with Cyber Technologies, this microcredential can be stacked into a subject for potential advanced standing in the Bachelor of Cybersecurity.  

Why study a short course at La Trobe

Industry experience while you study

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Powerful Collaborations

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Course content

Topics include:

  • Cryptographic protection - the fundamental structure of digital cryptographic methods and cryptosystems such as TLS and PKI, and how to use these to mitigate cyber threats
  • Identifying common system weaknesses and strengthening identity transactions against attack
  • Cyber attack incident response and processes
  • Secure software deployment.

On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a digital credential and earn 10 credit points that can be accumulated with its partner course, Cyber Technologies, to stack into  'Cybersecurity in Practice (CSE1CPR)', a subject within the Bachelor of Cybersecurity. 

You’ll learn:

This microcredential will build on skills learned in Cyber Technologies and equip you with skills in:

  • Secure websites
  • Authentication
  • Cyber kill chain
  • Incident response
  • Secure software development
  • Secure software testing.

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:

  • A group based incident response assignment (30%)
  • A threats review (30%)
  • Online examination (40%).

 

Frequently Asked Questions

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I would like information about a short course. Who can assist me?  

Email: LaTrobeProfessional@latrobe.edu.au 

Phone: 1300 135 045

Can payment of a course fee be made in instalments?

No, course fees need to be paid in full before you can commence the course.

I cannot pay by credit card. Are there other payment options available? 

To arrange payment by BPAY or EFT, please contact LaTrobeProfessional@latrobe.edu.au 

I have paid the fee for a short course. When will I have access to the course?  

Access to courses is generally available two weeks in advance of the scheduled course start date, or as advised in the registration confirmation email.  Course materials are made available via our Learning Management System (LMS) for which you will be provided with your username and initial password.

I need to defer my registration. How do I go about this? 

Prior to your course commencing, you may request a deferral of your registration to the next available course date, by contacting executive_professional_education@latrobe.edu.au.  

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Please visit our Student IT Support contact us webpage if you require assistance.

I want to enrol multiple staff in a short course. How do I go about this? 

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