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CP2422 - Cloud and Data Centre Security

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

This subject will introduce the various approaches to and professional practice for designing and implementing practical threat management, SaaS, and inline cloud security approaches. Students will gain a general understanding of cloud threat management (detection and response applications), securing public cloud, secure SaaS applications, and virtualized inline security in public cloud. Students will be working in teams on industry relevant case studies and projects to gain actual experience while also improving interpersonal communication skills in a professional context. Successful completion of this hands-on project based course allow students acquire skills to configure, manage, and monitor various cloud security threat prevention elements.

Learning Outcomes

  • explain the differences between cloud and data centres and their peculiarities from a security perspective;
  • discuss and apply industry knowledge and best practices into specific case studies;
  • configure, manage and monitor different cloud security threat prevention elements.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (30%) - Individual
  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (30%) - Group
  • Written > Project report - (40%) - Individual.
Prerequisites: CP1401


JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 02-Dec-2021
Lecturer: Dr Steve Kerrison.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 30 hours tutorials
  • 80 hours self study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.