About the Department

Cyber Security Focuses on the practical and theoretical dimensions of IT security across a range of fundamental areas, such as network security and vulnerability assessment, information security, digital forensics, wireless device security and database security.

Students will gain a solid grounding in conventional computer and network security concepts and skills. In addition, the course is designed to meet the changing landscape of secure computing, which involves not only computers, but also telecommunications networks and network enabled devices such as smart phones and tablet devices

Opportunities and career options after you finish this course.

Employment opportunities

This course prepares students for careers in the field of cyber security, including areas such as network security, computer forensics, information warfare and wireless security.

Possible future job titles

Cyber Security Analyst, Cyber Security Officer, Technical IT Security Officer, Network Security Engineer, Digital Forensic Practitioner (Acquisition and Analysis), Information Security Auditor, Information Security Analyst, Security Consultant, Software Auditor, Systems Administrator (Security), Information Security Officer, Penetration Tester