Cybersecurity | Torrens University

Embark on a career in Cybersecurity, and learn to fight cybercrime using some of the most advanced techniques and technologies used worldwide.

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What will you learn?

Our Cybersecurity courses will equip you with advanced theoretical, practical and technical skills, teaching you about the ethical use of emerging and intelligent technologies and how to leverage them within a cybersecurity context. You will cover a broad range of subjects, including cybersecurity principles, ethical hacking and penetration testing, human-centric cybersecurity in a smart society, and enterprise cybersecurity governance. You’ll learn to analyse and recommend innovative cybersecurity solutions, utilising design thinking and problem-solving skills to protect the digital fortress. Work-integrated learning will let you put your knowledge into practice, solidifying your arsenal of sought-after skills for a successful career in Cybersecurity.

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Ultimate flexibility
With the option to study full or part time and all your course materials online, you can tailor your study to suit your lifestyle.

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Applied learning
Apply your skills, solving real Cybersecurity challenges on corporate servers including Kali Linux, Linux and Ubuntu.

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Future-proof your career
Our diverse academics and industry partners will help you gain new perspectives and a wide-reaching business network.

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Designed, developed and delivered by industry
This course has been developed in collaboration with IBM, Cisco and Fortinet.

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Our courses are industry-driven and delivered by industry experienced academics to provide you with a combination of theoretical and practical knowledge that will set you up for success in your career.

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Why study with us?

As the country’s fastest-growing university, Torrens University Australia brings a fresh approach to higher education. With employability at the centre of everything we do, we offer industry-relevant Cybersecurity courses in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide taught by leading cybersecurity experts. Our flexible online, on-campus and blended study options, personalised approach and industry placements will help you find a career you love.

Tony Jan
The digital evolution will continue in many industry sectors, and the smart information and communications technologies, enabled by software engineering and protected by cybersecurity professionals, will be the new norm in our daily lives and business operations.
Tony Jan
Associate Professor, Program Director - Technology
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Your teachers and academics

At Torrens University, all academic staff are leading Cybersecurity professionals who have industry experience, valuable contacts and stories that connect you straight to the technology industry.

Tony Jan

Associate Professor Tony Jan
Program Director, Technology

Tony holds a PhD in machine learning in network security and a bachelor’s in computer engineering, and has been responsible for the accreditation of prominent IT education
programs across Australia. With more than 20 years of senior academic leadership experience in the Australian university sector, Tony is a certified senior member of the Australian Computer Society and the ACS accreditation review board. He serves as associate editor for a number of journals and has published more than 60 articles and conference proceedings related to AI, cybersecurity and industry 4.0, supported by a number of ARC Discovery Projects and industry-sponsored research projects.


Nandini Sidnal | Information Technology | Senior Learning Facilitator
Nandini Sidnal
Senior Learning Facilitator, Information Technology

Nandini holds a PhD in artificial intelligence, and a Master and Bachelor of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE). She has more than 20 years of global teaching and educational leadership experience in postgraduate and undergraduate courses in CSE, information systems and networking. She is an active reviewer for many technical journals and has published around 40 academic articles. Nandini has supervised PhD scholars in the fields of big data analytics, edge computing, and semantic and cognitive computing, and is adept at developing quality learning materials for the blended learning environment.

Atif Qureshi

Muhammad Atif Qureshi
Learning Facilitator, Information Technology

Atif holds a PhD in Software Engineering with expertise in the areas of software modelling, meta-modelling, enterprise architecture and business analysis. Atif is a certified business analyst (ECBA-IIBA) and a committed academic, with more than 15 years of teaching and industry experience in IT. His constructive and effective teaching methods promote a collaborative learning environment. He has the ability to explore and apply a futuristic learning approach, engaging students in the learning experience through theory and practice.

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You decide where to study. We have campuses in central locations across Australia.

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