University of Technology Sydney

41185 Emerging Topics in Cyber Security and Privacy

6cp; 3hpw, on campus
Requisite(s): 41181 Information Security and Management OR 48730 Cybersecurity OR 41182 System Security OR 41184 Secure Programming and Penetration Testing

Fields of practice: Cybersecurity and Privacy program



This subject covers the emerging topics in professional and industrial cybersecurity fields, especially the contemporary IT security theories and practical skills by series of guest lectures and workshops. Students develop a professional understanding of Cybersecurity through investigating emerging threats and vulnerabilities of web applications and systems, cutting-edge privacy and ethical issues, and analysing the latest system security approaches. Current trends and challenges in Cybersecurity are explored through studying professional practice and reviewing research literature. Students apply contemporary requirements elicitation, analysis, modelling, specification, and validation techniques to real project in small teams.

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Spring session, City campus

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