University of Technology Sydney

43001 Cybersecurity Challenge Studio

Requisite(s): ((48730 Cybersecurity AND (41181 Information Security and Management OR 41182 System Security)) OR 32548 Cybersecurity )
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


This studio provides opportunities for students specialising in cybersecurity to undertake various industry and professional development challenges. These may include Capture The Flag (CTF) competitions, ethical hacking, crypto challenges, pentesting, forensics and scavenger hunts. Challenges may also involve completion of relevant cybersecurity industry certifications or external training, or other industry-based opportunities. The available challenges vary from year to year. Students completing this subject create a learning contract in partnership with an academic supervisor that outlines the specific challenge to be undertaken, learning outcomes, assessment deliverables and grading criteria.

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Access conditions

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