Cybersecurity is a high-growth industry. As more devices and systems are connecting to the Internet—creating the Internet of Things—employers are increasingly seeking graduates who can develop secure and robust systems.

In this major, you’ll learn about cybersecurity management concepts—including security operations, risk management, security engineering and security architecture—and develop advanced skills in the technologies, processes and practices that protect networks, data and software systems from attack and unauthorised access. You’ll also have the option to undertake international study tours, such as a cybersecurity tour of Estonia.

With organisations all over the world actively seeking cybersecurity experts with advanced technical skills, you’ll be well placed to pursue a highly-rewarding career in a variety of industries, including: IT and telecommunications, banking and financial services, government, intelligence, defence and law enforcement.

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Last updated: 09 Jul 2019