University of Technology Sydney

MAJ02900 Cybersecurity and Privacy

This major provides a solid foundation of the cybersecurity literacy and technical skills required by industry for a cybersecurity professional including those enabling students to investigate and combat cyber-crime and cyber terrorism.

Students learn to identify, diagnose, analyse and manage the challenges of Cybersecurity, covering areas such as computer crime and digital forensics, evaluating software for security vulnerabilities, designing secure databases, securing operating systems, assessing and reinforcing the security of websites, integrating security requirements into new developments, designing secure network architectures, performing risk assessments and responding to cyber security incidents.

Completion requirements

48730  Cybersecurity  6cp
41180  Data Analytics in Cyber Security  6cp
41900  Cryptography  6cp
41181  Information Security and Management  6cp
41182  System Security  6cp
41183  Privacy Preserving  6cp
41184  Secure Programming and Penetration Testing  6cp
Select 6 credit points of options:  6cp
48436  Digital Forensics 6cp 
41185  Emerging Topics in Cyber Security and Privacy 6cp 
Total  48cp