Honours Bachelor of Technology – Informatics and Security

Program Learning Outcomes

As a graduate, you will be prepared to reliably demonstrate the ability to:

  • Apply networked computing concepts to install, configure and maintain IT infrastructure as required in common business environments.
  • Apply information security theory and concepts to meet organizational needs with respect to confidentiality, integrity, availability, and privacy in IT infrastructures.
  • Build scalable tools to automate tasks performed in IT infrastructure.
  • Implement data management practices throughout the data lifecycle to secure information assets.
  • Recommend security controls to comply with industry standards and mitigate risks.
  • Implement identity and access management controls to protect systems from unauthenticated and unauthorized access.
  • Create attack scenarios to test defensive capabilities of an organization.
  • Analyze monitored systems to conduct security incident investigations.
  • Create reports by aggregating, analyzing and visualizing data from diverse large-scale sources to support organizational decision-making.
  • Model legal, ethical, professional and organizational codes of conduct as a security professional.
  • Evaluate different approaches for solving problems using established ideas and methodologies to present oral and written recommendations.
  • Apply interpersonal, teambuilding, and leadership skills when participating in diverse organizational environments.