Real world examples for multiple industries
This course provides a deep dive into what social engineering is, how it is executed, and why it is effective. It applies a people-centred lens on social engineering to help students understand how human behaviour and psychological patterns can be exploited by cyber attackers.
This course has a four-week teaching period requiring a total of approximately 40 hours of learning. All course learning materials are available on demand.
By the end of the course, you'll be able to:
To be eligible for a digital badge for this course, you will need to successfully complete an assessment which includes:
Social Engineering Cyber Attacks can be taken as a stand-alone course, or it can be completed as one of four Microcredentials that stack together for credit for the one unit course Human Factors in Cyber Security (CIS8710).
The other three Microcredentials in this stack are:
In order to be eligible to apply credit to a program you must first meet all program admission requirements and successfully complete four UniSQ UpSkill courses from the same course stack.