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Not offered in 2020

Unit description

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. 

Unit content

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

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1identify and describe the various threats to the security of digital information and information systems
2analyse models and practices for managing security of digital information and information systems
3investigate the human management aspects of security in an enterprise including roles, responsibilities and personalities, and the impact on trading partners
4review and describe the major legal and ethical issues with respect to managing security of digital information and information systems
5analyse the need for managing security of digital information and information systems
6undertake risk assessment regarding the security of digital information and information systems and develop strategies for controlling risk.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. identify and describe the various threats to the security of digital information and information systems
  2. analyse models and practices for managing security of digital information and information systems
  3. investigate the human management aspects of security in an enterprise including roles, responsibilities and personalities, and the impact on trading partners
  4. review and describe the major legal and ethical issues with respect to managing security of digital information and information systems
  5. analyse the need for managing security of digital information and information systems
  6. undertake risk assessment regarding the security of digital information and information systems and develop strategies for controlling risk.

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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