Learn about digital forensics, watermarking techniques, encryption and digital rights management and gain the technical skills required to investigate and combat cyber-crime and cyber-terrorism. Deakin's Bachelor of IT Security gives you a solid understanding of the concepts and practices associated with IT and cyber security.
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The digital world is central to the way we live, work, communicate and conduct business. Now more than ever, it's vital that the data and systems providing these services be safeguarded by ethical professionals with strong cyber security literacy and technical skills. This course will teach you how to identify, diagnose, analyse and manage the challenges of Cyber security. You will cover areas such as computer crime and digital forensics, evaluating software for security vulnerabilities, designing secure databases, securing operating systems, assessing and reinforcing the security of websites, integrating security requirements into new developments, designing secure network architectures, performing risk assessments and responding to cyber security incidents. I want to find another Bachelor Course Classes use specialised software to enable practice of real world cyber-attack and response scenarios. You will consequently get the chance to reflect on the need for cyber security in a working environment, and the various solutions that might apply. The degree focuses on technical elements and sets you up with strong skills in critical thinking and problem solving. You will be able to apply your learning in the workplace, and capably deal with imminent threats and challenges from the digital space where interconnected vehicles, drones, smart home gadgets, mobile and wearable devices, and health-kits prosper. The course will help you develop strong interpersonal skills and a capacity for team-work. You will also build your written and oral communications skills, which means that you will graduate as a qualified and highly employable IT professional. Career options include work as a security analyst, project manager, security system manager, cryptographer, business analyst, consultant, security system developer or programmer, information security auditor, law enforcement personnel or IT security engineer. An honours year is available for high-achieving students upon completion of this degree. As a graduate of this degree you will be eligible for professional recognition with the Australian Computer Society (ACS) - Australia's leading professional association for the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector. As a member, you will receive international recognition for your skills as well as professional development opportunities, networking and information resources. Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements. Career opportunities Career options include work as a security analyst, project manager, security system manager, cryptographer, business analyst, consultant, security system developer or programmer, information security auditor, law enforcement personnel or IT security engineer.
Programme Structure Courses included: Fundamentals of Information Technology Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Discrete Mathematics Safety Induction Program Introduction to Database Design Introduction to Web Development Introduction to Computer Security
Academic Entry Requirement
Academic Requirements Previous studies (including course name and institution, and qualification obtained) Current studies (including course name and institution, and expected date of completion) English language proficiency and/or results of recent English language testing The Faculty offers alternative entry options for mature age and other special categories of applicants. All applicants need to meet Deakinâ€™s English language requirements â€“ to the level necessary for their course. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) requirements are displayed on each courseâ€™s page
English Entry Requirement
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