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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

9

Level of learning

Advanced

Pre-requisites

Strategic Data Management OR Information Systems Analysis and Design

Co-requisites

Nil

Anti-requisites

ACC00222 Computer Control, Audit and Security

Unit aim

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.

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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
2 describe models and practices for managing security of digital information and information systems
3 describe the human management aspects of security in an enterprise including roles, responsibilities and personalities, and the impact on trading partners
4 describe the major legal and ethical issues with respect to managing security of digital information and information systems
5 describe 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.

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