Cyber security isn’t just about protecting credit card numbers. Our undergraduate and postgraduate network security and cyber security courses equip graduates with the skills to protect the ongoing prosperity and health of our society. Everything from business, politics, democracy and the economy, is reliant on safe and secure networks.

You’ll learn the fundamentals of encryption systems, access control, the complex make-up of the internet and the psychology behind malicious hackers. Plus, your cyber security degree will give you real-world skills to analyse and deal with threats.

Cyber security is part of the fabric of modern society. Discover how cyber security skills will help you play a part in protecting the world. Browse our courses to find detailed course information, application dates, entry requirements, fees, subjects, ATAR calculator and more. 

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This Piece Of Paper_Fights Against Hackers

This Piece Of Paper_Fights Against Hackers

It’s one of the most sought after pieces of paper in the world – a Cyber Security degree – and Andrew says he hopes to use the one he’s getting from Swinburne to develop new innovative technologies to fight cyber crime. It’s more than a piece of paper.

IT Capstone Project: VisCrime

IT Capstone Project: VisCrime

Get industry recognition in Computer Science.

While showcasing his web app, VisCrime at the IT Capstone project exhibition, Ming Sheng Quah attracted the attention of Motorola. 

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    How to find your niche with a career in cyber security

    Adrienne Maxted grew up on a farm where computers were the furthest thing from her day-to-day life. But at uni, she was one of only a few women who took IT classes and she never looked back. Today, Adrienne is a Risk Advisory Partner for Deloitte and is passionate about helping women find fulfilling careers in cyber security. Hear about her journey on this episode of the Swinburne podcast, Get Hungry.

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    Donor scholarship sets student on cyber security path

    Swinburne University of Technology have announced the inaugural recipient of the Adrian Di Marco Women in Software Development Scholarship, offered by TechnologyOne. The scholarship recipient is Teisha Damman, who is studying a Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology.

    Wednesday 25 October 2023
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    Swinburne is leading the way in multi-cloud architecture education

    Swinburne is rolling out a new course to handle the emergence of multi-cloud digital systems in workplace organisations, giving our students the latest expertise in the modern workplace to ensure job readiness.

    Friday 13 October 2023

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