SEC604 Cryptography, Blockchain and Security

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SEC604 Cryptography, Blockchain and Security


A cyber security specialist will use a complex array of tools, methods and applications to investigate and protect information in computer systems. This online course has been designed to introduce you to some cryptography techniques that allow different parties to securely transmit information. The course will introduce blockchain and its growing uses, including cryptocurrencies. You will learn the differences between authentication and security protocols and how private keys are exchanged to establish secure communications.

Other information

Enrolled in SC509 or BU708
Semester of offer*:
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
Student contribution band:
Band 2
Tuition fee:
Census date:
Academic Calendar

* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

SEC604 Course Outline Semester 2, 2019 (PDF 237KB)

Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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