Course Title: Secure a networked personal computer

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4408 Certificate IV in Cyber Security

Course Title: Secure a networked personal computer

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 60

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COSC6239

City Campus

TAFE

520T Future Technologies

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2022

Course Contact: Luke Eberbach

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4381

Course Contact Email: luke.eberbach@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit provides base level skills and knowledge to configure an operating system on a personal computer, adding security, setting user level passwords and privileges to limit and identify user access – all required to increase protection of the end point from cyber security attacks. The unit also provides an overview of internet of things (IOT) devices, an introduction to computer networking virtualisation and base level Linux commands – deemed to be invaluable in using cyber security tools.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

NIL



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU21993 Secure a networked personal computer

Elements:

1.Identify the role of personal computers and other computing devices in cyber security

2.Undertake preventative maintenance and base level troubleshooting procedures for a computer

3.Configure and use a computer operating system and relevant applications

4.Configure and use virtualised images

5.Identify key concepts in networking

6.Connect devices to networks

7.Demonstrate base level Linux commands


Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements


Overview of Assessment

Assessment 1: Knowledge Assessment
Assessment 2: Project

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Elements/Performance Criteria

Assessment 1

Assessment 2

1.1


X

1.2 


X

1.3


X

1.4


X

1.5


X

1.6


X

1.3 


X

2.1 


X

2.2 


X

3.1 


X

3.2 


X

3.3 


X

3.4 


X

3.5


X

3.6


X

3.7


X

3.8


X

4.1


X

4.2


X

4.3


X

4.4


X

5.1


X

5.2


X

5.3


X

5.4


X

6.1

X

X

6.2


X

6.3


X

6.4


X

6.5


X

7.1


X

7.2


X