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Unit of Study ISYS6005 Information Systems Security Management (2024)

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

analyse the need for managing security of digital information and information systems.

analyse models and practices for managing security of digital information and information systems.

articulate the human factors, legal and ethical issues with respect to managing security of digital information and information systems.

conduct risk assessment regarding the security of digital information and information systems and develop strategies for controlling risks.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Structured online learning
Reflective writing10%

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Whitman, ME & Mattord, HJ, 2018, Management of Information Security, 6th edn, Cengage Learning, USA. ISBN: 13: 9781337405713, 10: 133740571X.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • The Cengage website provides supplementary course materials for each chapter of the textbook. Students may need an access code from the above text to access this material.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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