- Code COMP2700
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Computer Science
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
- Course subject Computer Science
- Academic career UGRD
- AsPr Alwen Tiu
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2020
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Cyber Security Foundations introduces all essential cyber security principles. This includes principles of secure design, secrets minimization, least privilege, isolation, separation and encapsulation. The interplay between failed security principles and vulnerabilities is investigated in detail.
The course provides the essential foundations which allow students to continue in a more in-depth cyber security career, yet can also be used a standalone unit to provide a self-contained set of knowledge.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:1. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the fundamental principles underlying Cyber Security.
2. Define and identify cyber security principles and their violation.
3. Apply cyber security principles in a practical context.
4. Migrate insights from cyber security analysis into new designs.
5. Communicate a cyber security thread to a heterogenous team of professionals.
Indicative AssessmentAssignments (50%); Final Exam (50%)
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WorkloadUp to 60 hours of total face-time, which includes interactions with lectures and tutors. Up to 60 hours of total preparation, repeat, assignment and practical exercise time.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8311||27 Jul 2020||03 Aug 2020||31 Aug 2020||30 Oct 2020||In Person||N/A|