Provides insight into enterprise security from a management perspective. Assesses security needs by identifying security threats and vulnerabilities in the systems and the deployment of digital business security. Review of different models, practices, policies and programs for designing and implementing security. Legal and ethical implications of security management are also considered.
Task 1: The role of management of Information Security
Task 2: Planning and policies for Information Security
Task 3: Risk assessment and controlling risk of Information Security
Task 4: Models for and practices of Information Security
Task 5: Protection devices and personnel Security and Information Security
Task 6: Legal and ethical considerations regarding Information Security
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
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||identify and describe the various threats to the security of digital information and information systems||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|2||analyse models and practices for managing security of digital information and information systems||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|3||investigate the human management aspects of security in an enterprise including roles, responsibilities and personalities, and the impact on trading partners||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|4||review and describe the major legal and ethical issues with respect to managing security of digital information and information systems||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|5||analyse the need for managing security of digital information and information systems||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|6||undertake risk assessment regarding the security of digital information and information systems and develop strategies for controlling risk.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
Study Period 3
- E-version of text is also available through publisher website: Michael E. Whitman & Herbert J. Mattord, 2017, Management of Information Security, 5th Edition, Cengage Learning, USA. ISBN: 13: 978-1305501256, 10: 130550125X.
Teaching and assessment
SCU Online (intensive)
|Structured online learning|
|Risk Management Exercises||25%|
|Policy and Regulation Development/Analysis Exercises||25%|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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