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Courses Handbook 2013

This handbook contains information for courses and units at Curtin in 2013.
Information for current year courses and units is available at Courses Handbook 2012.

314653 v.1 Cyber Security Stream (BSc Science)


This stream provides coverage of the key concepts and challenges in data and resource protection and computer software security. There is a focus on both the high level (e.g. cryptography theory and data access policy development and security program management) and low level practical (e.g. computer forensics, network intrusion detection and incident handling) aspects of computer security.

Course Structure Hrs/Wk Credit
Year 2 Semester 1
314244 v.1   Fundamental Concepts of Cryptography 220 3.0 25.0
Year 2 Semester 2
314245 v.1   Advanced Cryptography 310 3.0 25.0
314246 v.1   Fundamental Concepts of Cyber Security 220 3.0 25.0
314247 v.1   Network Security and Firewalls 310 3.0 25.0
Year 3 Semester 1
314248 v.1   Cyber Security Concepts 310 3.0 25.0
4549 v.9   Project Design and Management 300 2.0 25.0
Year 3 Semester 2
314249 v.1   Cyber Crime and Security Enhanced Programming 320 3.0 25.0
314250 v.1   Cyber Security: Intrusion Detection System and Incident Handling 320 3.0 25.0

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