• Offered by Research School of Computer Science
  • ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Course subject Computer Science
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Dr Alwen Tiu
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2018
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NOTE: For 2018 the only prerequisites for this course are completion of either COMP2300 or COMP3310.

Defensive Cyber Security operations introduces and exercises a complete range of anomaly / intrusion detection and identification mechanisms. Students will also learn and exercise handling of an existing intrusion which includes forensic operations as well as securing the remaining systems. This is a complete course in cyber defense which enables students on successful completion to operate systems under real-world exposure.

Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the fundamental principles underlying the defence of systems and networks.
2. Define and identify defensive cyber security architectures and their purpose.
3. Operate defensive network architectures and systems in a practical context.
4. Extrapolate current threats and identify potential, future threats.
5. Communicate a cyber security situation and response to a heterogenous team of professionals.

Other Information

Please contact CECS Student Services at studentadmin.cecs[at]anu.edu.au to obtain a permission code to enrol.

Indicative Assessment

Assignments (50%); Final Exam (50%)

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Workload

Up 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.

Requisite and Incompatibility

Prerequisite: Comp2700

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $4080
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $5400
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
9902 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person

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