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Unit description

Provides students with advanced vendor-neutral cybersecurity knowledge for complex systems like Internet of Things (IoT). Students will learn about assessing, planning for and controlling cyber risks in contemporary organisations as well as national and international cybersecurity related laws, regulations and privacy issues. Students will research recent developments in cybersecurity solutions including Artificial Intelligence.

Unit content

Module 1: Cyber risk management and controls
Module 2: Advanced cyber risk control
Module 3: Cybersecurity planning, modelling and testing
Module 4: State-of-the-art threat hunting and intelligence techniques
Module 5: Cybersecurity for complex systems
Module 6: Cybersecurity compliance, laws, and regulations

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1determine and critically assess cyber threats and risks to an organisation's information systems and propose appropriate measures to be taken
2identify and evaluate recent trends in the use of advanced techniques including Artificial Intelligence in cyber security solutions
3critically analyse in-depth cybersecurity requirements by assessing pertinent laws and regulations at state, national and international levels
4develop comprehensive cyber security plans and policies for small-to-medium enterprise (SME)
5propose solutions to advanced, persistent cyber threats and create recovery procedures for use after any successful penetration of an information system

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. determine and critically assess cyber threats and risks to an organisation's information systems and propose appropriate measures to be taken
  2. identify and evaluate recent trends in the use of advanced techniques including Artificial Intelligence in cyber security solutions
  3. critically analyse in-depth cybersecurity requirements by assessing pertinent laws and regulations at state, national and international levels
  4. develop comprehensive cyber security plans and policies for small-to-medium enterprise (SME)
  5. propose solutions to advanced, persistent cyber threats and create recovery procedures for use after any successful penetration of an information system

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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