Units of Study

CISS6022 - Cybersecurity

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Frank Smith
Phone: +61 2 9351 8987
Email: frank.smith@sydney.edu.au

Description

The digital revolution has created new frontiers of information that influence almost every aspect of our lives. But does cyberspace also threaten our security? What are the methods and motives for attack? And how can state and non-state actors respond? Drawing on a unique combination of expertise from the Centre for International Security Studies and the School of Information Technologies, this unit introduces students to the technical and political concepts that are necessary to answer these important questions.

Assessments

2hr exam (40%) and 3000wd analytical essay (40%) and 1000wd equivalent lab exercise (10%) and seminar participation (10%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

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