Humans and Security - ZEIT8036

Faculty: UNSW Canberra at ADFA

School: School of Engineering & Information Technology @ UNSW Canberra at ADFA

Course Outline: ZEIT8036 Course Outline

Campus: UNSW Canberra at ADFA

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course focuses on how to design and build secure systems that people can use (Human-Centred Security Design). Students will learn the basic principles of human-computer interaction and apply these insights to the design of secure systems. Through hands-on exercises designing, developing prototypes, evaluating, and critiquing systems, students will develop their skills to integrate usability into secure software systems.

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