Cyber Defence

This course provides in-depth understanding of the techniques and policy used in computer and network defence. Cyber defenders learn the strategy and technical skills to protect and harden cyber systems, collect appropriate information through logging, detect attempted attacks, and respond to intrusions. Numerous cyber defence technologies and their effectiveness are discussed within this framework. This course will increase the competency of participants in building cyber resilience within an organisation.

Topics covered include:

  • Threat modelling
  • Network and host-based intrusion detection
  • Identifying malicious network and host-based activity
  • Linking malicious indicators of compromise to build an intelligence picture
  • Classifying intrusion, intent and damage
  • NSO theory, methodology and frameworks
  • Defensive techniques

Affiliated Courses: Cyber Security Boot Camp & Intrusion Analysis and Response

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UNSW Canberra Cyber

UNSW Canberra Cyber is a unique, cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research and teaching centre, working to develop the next generation of cyber security experts and leaders.

The centre is based in Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy and provides professional, undergraduate and post graduate education in cyber security. Our air-gapped, state of the art cyber range offers a secure environment where we deliver a number of technical and highly specialised learning opportunities.

Our courses are designed to give the next generation of cyber security professionals the skill sets needed to thrive in the industry. We can also create bespoke professional education programs tailored to your organisation's needs.

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