|Grad Dip IT||Elective|
Note: GDIT students from a non-cognate background do not have any elective subjects
This subject provides students with practical techniques to help achieve digital security. The mechanisms and prominent techniques used to tackle sophisticated attacks will be highlighted. Digital security for operating systems, databases, and servers will be covered including designs, implementations, and configurations to apply security measures and principles to protect these systems. The subject also examines the framework of cybersecurity, safety principles and guidelines. Practical experience will be gained using a range of tools designed to enforce security and privacy. Students will perform guided exploitation attacks in practical sessions to experiment with popular practices in hacking.