SEC708 Psychology of Cybercrime

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SEC708 Psychology of Cybercrime


In this online course you will be introduced to the theories that explain how scammers, identity thieves and cybercriminals achieve their deception. You will also develop your knowledge of human behaviours, cognitive influences, and the psychosomatic impacts for victims of these crimes. Learn how to build prevention and awareness frameworks and campaigns, including underpinning performance measures which address consumer, institutional and broader response system requirements. You will also examine deceptive conduct and its behavioural levers and dependencies.

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Semester of offer*:
Semester 1
Student contribution band:
Band 2
Tuition fee:
Census date:
Academic Calendar

* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

SEC708 Course Outline Semester 1, 2020 (PDF 230KB)

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