Cybersecurity Project

CYB80006 25 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 72

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2022 teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 1 Teaching Period 3

14 Mar 22 - 12 Jun 22

5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
27 Mar 22

8 Apr 22

Last withdraw without fail:
29 Apr 22

7 Nov 22 - 5 Feb 23

28 Feb 23

Last self enrolment:
20 Nov 22

2 Dec 22

Last withdraw without fail:
23 Dec 22


100cps – Master of Cybersecurity Management

Aims and objectives

The overall aim of this unit is to give students the opportunity to conduct a practical study in cybersecurity management that will require the application of many skills and concepts gained throughout the course. Students will complete a project that considers the new and emerging techniques in the management of cybersecurity operations. Students will draw on the current research in the area of cybersecurity management to develop strategies leading through technical and social engineering influences, to solve a complex industry related problem or opportunity.
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Apply problem solving, design and decision-making methodologies to identify and provide innovative solutions to a simulated cyber security problem with intellectual independence that meets the requirements of the industry relevant problem
2. Demonstrate a knowledge of the terminology, classifications, technologies and consequences of cybersecurity threats and attacks
3. Recommend and plan a range of the security controls and mitigation strategies to protect on-line and stand-alone computer systems
4. Apply appropriate research methods for developing strategies to be used to manage the investigation, testing and response to cyber-attacks, data breaches and security threats