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CP2423 - Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Management

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 cybersecurity infrastructure for prevention and countermeasures. Students will gain a general understanding of vulnerability, threats, countermeasures. Students will also learn theory, best approaches, and practical steps of how to install, configure, and manage firewalls to protect enterprise network architecture. 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 cybersecurity threat prevention elements.

Learning Outcomes

  • design and implement next-generation cybersecurity infrastructure;
  • discuss relevant networking concepts according to different contexts and scenarios;
  • identify the threats posed to information systems by malicious software and intruders;
  • plan, implement and configure secure information and communication systems.

Subject Assessment

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

Availabilities

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 05-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:
  • 10 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 40 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.