Master of Cyber Security, Strategy and Diplomacy (8631)

Master of Cyber Security, Strategy and Diplomacy (8631)

The Master of Cyber Security, Strategy and Diplomacy provides advanced interdisciplinary study into the political, military, diplomatic and higher level management aspects of issues where cyber security, strategy and diplomacy interact. It is intended for students in the diplomatic, defence, justice, public safety, regulatory, management and information sciences. Governments, enterprises, communities and civil society around the world are grappling with strategy and regulation for the new domain of cyberspace, at the same time as their security and other interests are being transformed by the rapid pace of information technology exploitation -- both for beneficial and for malicious purposes. It is widely accepted that the threats in cyber space are escalating while responses to mitigate them are not able to keep up. This program will provide students with the ability to understand the main policy, operational, ethical and informational challenges for security thrown up by the integration or penetration of advanced information technologies into all spheres of human activity. 

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Core Courses

ZEIT8032 Info. Assurance Principles (6 UOC)
ZHSS8441 Cyber-Security (6 UOC)
ZHSS8455 Australian Cyber Diplomacy (6 UOC)
ZHSS8457 Cyber Security in Asia (6 UOC)

Strategy and Politics Electives

ZHSS8125 Strategic Communication (6 UOC)
ZHSS8221 Development of the Art of War (6 UOC)
ZHSS8400 Research Project: IPS SS (12 UOC)
ZHSS8401 Research Project  - IPS FY (6 UOC)
ZHSS8403 Global Security (6 UOC)
ZHSS8404 Leg & Mor Prob of Int Violence (6 UOC)
ZHSS8407 Global Governance (6 UOC)
ZHSS8409 Asia-Pacific Security (6 UOC)
ZHSS8410 Australian Defence Policy (6 UOC)
ZHSS8430 China's Security Policy (6 UOC)
ZHSS8431 Comparative Defence Planning (6 UOC)
ZHSS8435 Contemporary Strategy (6 UOC)
ZHSS8438 The Justice of War (6 UOC)
ZHSS8439 Reforming Repressive Regimes (6 UOC)
ZHSS8440 Delinquent Organisations (6 UOC)
ZHSS8442 Conflict Transformation (6 UOC)
ZHSS8456 Australian Cyber Forces (6 UOC)
ZHSS8458 Cyber Policy in China (6 UOC)

Technology and Security

ZEIT8015 Cyber Operations (6 UOC)
ZEIT8017 Cyber Crime and Cyber Security (6 UOC)
ZEIT8018 Cyber Defence (6 UOC)
ZEIT8019 Intrusion Analysis & Response (6 UOC)
ZEIT8020 Computer Network Operations (6 UOC)
ZEIT8024 Software Security Lifecycle (6 UOC)
ZEIT8025 Reverse Engineering Malware (6 UOC)
ZEIT8026 Network Security Operations (6 UOC)
ZEIT8027 CICSS (6 UOC)
ZEIT8028 Computer Forensics (6 UOC)
ZEIT8029 NW&MobileDevForensics (6 UOC)
ZEIT8115 Information Operations (6 UOC)
ZEIT8136 Software Project Management (6 UOC)
ZEIT8226 Systems Engineering Practice (6 UOC)
ZEIT8230 Requirements Practice (6 UOC)
ZEIT8302 Project Administration (6 UOC)
ZEIT8303 Project Mgmt Body of Knowledge (6 UOC)
ZEIT8403 Capability Option Analysis (6 UOC)

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