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Unit of Study ACC00222 - Computer Control Auditing and Security (2017)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 Analyse information system and business context to counter both intentional and unintentional threats
2 Choose controls which can be implemented to counter threats to specific information systems assets
3 Describe the ethical and legal issues with respect to control and security of information
4 Apply risk analysis techniques to determine the controls and countermeasures
5 Develop security plans and security strategies for information systems.

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

  1. Analyse information system and business context to counter both intentional and unintentional threats
    • GA1:
    • GA5:
  2. Choose controls which can be implemented to counter threats to specific information systems assets
    • GA1:
    • GA5:
  3. Describe the ethical and legal issues with respect to control and security of information
    • GA3:
  4. Apply risk analysis techniques to determine the controls and countermeasures
    • GA1:
    • GA5:
  5. Develop security plans and security strategies for information systems.
    • GA1:
    • GA5:

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