Cyber Masterclass


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This customised program has been developed in collaboration with Year 11, Computing and Digital Teachers and our Industry Specialist.

This program provides a unique opportunity for students to learn from an Industry leader in Cybersecurity.

Workshop 1 – How Networking is changing the World?

Duration: 60 mins + 15 mins (QA)

Types of Networks Used Today PAN, LAN, WLAN, CAN, MAN, WAN, VPN
Real world Applications Ecommerce and different models – B2B, B2C, C2C, G2C, P2P

Body Area Network in Healthcare domain

Near Field Communication – Contactless Payment, Mobile Payment, Electronic Ticket

VPN, why are they used, benefits and Challenges

Cloud, why are they used, benefits and Challenges

5G Technology


Workshop 2 – Network Risks and Security

Duration: 60 mins + 15 mins (QA)

Core Security Principles Risk, CIA,

DDOS, Social Engineering, Phasing, Vishing, IM, Scareware

Vulnerability, Cyberattacks (Passive, Active)

Internet of Things

Understanding Malware Virus, Worms, Spyware, Ransomware
Getting Into Your System Trojan, Rootkit, Buffer Overflow, Zero-Day Attack
Internet Security Secure Website, Cookies, Blocking malicious content on browsers


Workshop 3 – Information Ethical and Legal Responsibilities

Duration: 60 mins + 15 mins (QA)

Ethical Responsibilities What are Ethical Responsibilities?
Legal Responsibilities What are Legal Responsibilities?
Concepts of Responsibilities Data Ownership, Intellectual Property, DRM, Copyrights laws, Privacy Laws
Acts Overview of Acts

The Copyright Act 1968

The Privacy Act 1988

The Information Privacy Act 2000

Health Records Act 2001

Zahir Ali Quettawala

Zahir Ali Quettawala is a strategist, evangelist, and trainer. He is a senior cyber security risk practitioner in Telstra and has spent the past 23 years in the field of information security, audit, risk, governance and compliance.

Zahir is an accredited information security trainer by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). Additionally, he has authored several books, developed curriculums, written professional exam papers and has trained for various institutes, universities and professional organizations for more than 15 years.

*The dates and times for the Cyber Masterclass can be negotiated with each school.

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