Cyber Defence

Course Group: 
Cyber Security
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This course provides in-depth understanding of the techniques and policy used in computer and network defence.  Cyber defenders learn the strategy and technical skills to protect and harden cyber systems, collect appropriate information through logging, detect attempted attacks, and respond to intrusions. Numerous cyber defence technologies and their effectiveness are discussed within this framework. This course will increase the competency of participants in building cyber resilience within an organisation.

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Duration: 5 Days

Delivery Mode: Classroom


Advertised: Canberra

In-house: Contact the  for more information and to arrange a quote. Recommended for groups of 10 or more.

What you will receive:

  • Comprehensive set of course notes.
  • UNSW certificate of attendance.
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.


Affiliated Courses

Cyber Security Boot Camp (5 days), Intrusion Analysis and Response (5 days)



 This course is well suited to experienced IT professionals who wish to further specialise in offensive and defensive tactical Cyber Operations.


Participants of this Professional Education Short Course may be eligible to apply for credit towards a cyber Masters program from UNSW Canberra, for work undertaken, once further assessment is successfully completed.  For more information on microcredentialling, please click here.  If you require further clarification, please contact UNSW Canberra’s Student Administration Services at or call +61 2 6268 6000.



  • Conduct basic network security operations activities:
    • Conduct threat modelling.
    • Deploy network and host-based intrusion detection systems.
    • Identify malicious network and host-based activity.
    • Link malicious indicators of compromise to build an intelligence picture.
    • Classify intrusion intent and damage.
  • Apply NSO theory, methodology and frameworks to innovate defensive techniques.
  • Provide advice and briefings on threats to both technical and non-technical audiences.




UNSW Canberra Cyber is a focal point for the research of some 60 scholars from various faculties across UNSW who conduct research work on different aspects of cyber security. The Centre is based in Canberra at the Defence Force Academy that provides both advanced research as well as undergraduate and graduate education on cyber security. UNSW Canberra Cyber brings together the biggest concentration of research and tertiary education for the multi-disciplinary study of cyber security in any single university in the Southern hemisphere. A number of UNSW Canberra Cyber scholars, in areas ranging from information technology and engineering to law and politics, have significant international reputations for their work.  

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1 July 2019 - 5 July 2019
2 September 2019 - 6 September 2019