Cyber Security

Course Code: 9TCYS
Domain: Technologies
Timetable: Trimester 1, 2 or 3
Length of Course: 1 Trimester

Course Information

In this elective you will learn the techniques and code to start your journey to becoming a cyber-security expert! This elective introduces you to basic cryptography concepts in relation to data representation and securing online communication, and how these are implemented through code.

You will learn programming in the context of classic cryptographic ciphers like rotation, XOR and mixed-substitution, and the techniques used to break these forms of encryption. You will hear from cyber security experts who share what it’s like to work in the cyber security industry, and how the skills and knowledge you learn through these activities can set you up for an exciting career after school.


This elective will include participation in the Schools Cyber Security Challenges series, developed by the Australian Computing Academy in partnership with AustCyber, ANZ, BT, Commonwealth Bank, NAB and Westpac. 

Additional Information

Estimated Charges: $40

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