This course provides introductory knowledge and skills for cyber security in an organisation. You will learn how to recognize threats, risks and vulnerabilities that affect networks, machines, applications, data, users and infrastructure.
In addition it also covers:
an introduction to common cyber security attack mechanisms
an introduction to identity and threat management
security issues surrounding Internet of Things (IOT) devices
Finally, the course introduces the implementation of tools and systems an organisation can use to protect from cyber-attacks.
|Statement of Attainment - Introduction to Organisational Cyber Security|
|Self-paced: approximately 3-4 hours per week for a maximum of 9 weeks|
The 2023 Semester 1 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total course cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once. Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.
Likely Job Outcome:
|The training provides upskilling at an introductory level in Cyber Security foundations to support mitigating organisational risk. A critical skill for any employee in the new digital world of work.|
This course is run fully online
You will require a computer and internet access to successfully complete this course
Delivery customisation for groups may include contextualised learning for the organisation.
This course is available for Australian citizens and permanent residents only.
This course is suited to employed individuals or teams in a workplace role who have access to the internet and organisational data
Learners will be required to provide evidence of employment where organisational data is used. CIT will advise of the specific evidence requirements.
Prior IT and/or Networking experience or knowledge is not required, but is an advantage.
To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).
Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.
To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Complete 1 subject
Core: Complete 1
- VU21990 Recognise the need for cyber security in an organisation
CIT Code: INFT1011 Cost: Standard $132.00
Description: This unit provides introductory knowledge and skills to recognize threats, risks and vulnerabilities to cyber security in an organisation. It includes the threats an organisation encompasses such as networks, machines, applications, data, users and infrastructure. The unit also covers an introduction to common cyber security attack mechanisms and an introduction to identity and threat management as well as security issues surrounding Internet of Things (IOT) devices. Finally, the unit introduces the implementation of tools and systems an organisation can use to protect from cyber-attacks. Prerequisites: Nil
|Graduate Certificate||Networking and Cyber Security 10907NAT|
|Certificate IV||Cyber Security 22603VIC|
|Statement Attainment||Introduction to Cyber Security Awareness|
For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email email@example.com