UNISA Short Course in Advanced Information Security

UNISA Short Course in Advanced Information Security

Short Course in Advanced Information Security (76808)



The purpose of this unit is to empower students with the advance knowledge and skills regarding the body of knowledge of Information Security. The main aim of this course is to ensure enrolled students understand the technical aspects regarding information security within an industry environment.

Target group

This course is intended for more advanced users who want to improve their understanding of information security issues and practices especially on technical aspects need within industry.

Admission requirements

NQF level 6 qualification successfully completed the Short Course in Applied Information Security (CSIS02D) at UNISA.


6 months

Language medium


Registration periods

For more information about the registrations visit http://cs-cert.unisa.ac.za
e-mail address: cense@unisa.ac.za

Tuition method

The Unisa open and distance learning method will be followed. Learners will receive study. Learning material will consist of online readings, work books, tutorial letters, a prescribed book and a range of supporting material from the web. At least one compulsory assignment will need to be completed per module. Feedback will ensure interaction with learners and this may be re-enforced through the use of online discussion sessions and other similar tools.

Kind of assessment

Formative assessment will be used in the form of assignments submitted during the duration of the Course. Summative assessment will be implemented in the form of written exam.

Advanced Information Security (CSIS03D)
Syllabus/Content Topics

Program Security
Operating Systems
Data mining
Network Security
Administering Security
Cyber Security

Course leader

Prof E Kritzinger (PhD)
School of Computing,
Information Security,
Office: Block C 3-26, Cnr Christiaan de Wet and Pioneer Avenue, Florida Campus, UNISA
Tel: 011 670 9116
Email: Kritze@unisa.ac.za

Programme administrator(s)

Office: Block C 3-06, Cnr Christiaan de Wet and Pioneer Avenue, Florida Campus, UNISA
Tel: 011 670 9131 / 9139
E-mail: cense@unisa.ac.za