CS4293 - Topics in Cybersecurity

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Computer Science
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
(CS2310 or CS2311 or CS2312) and CS3103 and CS3201
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2023/24

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course is aimed at developing students a solid understanding in a range of topics in the area of cybersecurity.  Student will acquire adequate understanding on threats of web applications and network, acquire skill to specify and evaluate appropriate security measures for computer systems and software applications, and get familiar with emerging privacy-enhancing technologies such as Bitcoin-like cryptocurrencies, blockchain and decentralised applications, and secure computation.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
For a student to pass the course, at least 30% of the maximum mark for the examination must be obtained.
Detailed Course Information


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