Unit description

Provides graduate students with information regarding enterprise security from a management perspective. The primary focus of the unit will be on assessing security needs through identifying security threats and vulnerabilities present in the systems and the deployment of digital business security. Different models, practices, policies and programs are considered, for designing and implementing security. Legal and ethical implications of security management are also considered. 

Unit content

  •  The role of management of Information Security
  •  Planning for Information Security
  •  Policies for Information Security
  •  Models for Information Security
  •  Practices of Information Security
  •  Risk assessment of Information Security
  •  Controlling risk of Information Security
  •  Protection devices for Information Security
  •  Personnel Security & Information Security
  •  Legal & ethical considerations regarding Information Security

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Teaching and assessment


Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information


Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2

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