University of South Australia
Degree overview 1.Join a growing industry tasked with protecting critical IT infrastructure and information. 2.Study technical topics such as web and network security, digital forensics, identity management and access control. 3.Apply technical skills to organisational contexts with a focus on risk management and incident response. 4.Devise and implement a defence strategy for a complex enterprise environment in a final year.Cybersecurity Exercise. 5.97 per cent of our assessed research is at or above world class, according to Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2015. Snapshot Join a growing industry tasked with protecting critical IT infrastructure and information. Cybersecurity is an essential component of a modern, prosperous and safe society. Like many other nations, Australia is suffering from a cybersecurity skills shortage. These particular skills are essential in our connected, technology-enabled world1. Taught by industry professionals and world-class lecturers, you will apply technical skills to organisational contexts with a focus on risk management and incident response. In a final year Cybersecurity Exercise you will devise and implement a defence strategy for a complex enterprise environment. 1Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, A cyber-smart-nation What youll learn What you Learn You will study a range of core and technical courses including network infrastructure, security operations, web and cloud security, and cybersecurity planning and compliance. You will also complete three capstone courses: Security Consultancy: learn the leadership, negotiation and influencing skills needed of a cybersecurity subject matter expert; and to manage cybersecurity projects and personnel. Security Architecture: learn cybersecurity defence strategies for a complex enterprise environment, including penetration testing techniques; and presentation methods for communicating technical topics to a lay audience. Professional Project: work in a structured project team, gaining practical experience in modern cybersecurity techniques and practices.
|Institution Name||University of South Australia|
|Campus Location||Mawson Lakes|
|Course Duration||2 year(s) full-time|
|Course University||University of South Australia|
As Australia’s University of Enterprise, the University of South Australia aspires to be a leader in translating the knowledge generated by our research into real world outcomes, including technology and skills.
The University of South Australia is committed to solving complex, real-world problems. We collaborate closely with government, industry, business, the professions and other community groups to ensure our research and consultancy is conducted with an emphasis on applied knowledge.The University has established streamlined pathways to partner with industry, including co-developed degree programs and its Industry Professor scheme.