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Unit of Study ISYS1003 - Cybersecurity Management (2022)

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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:

assess organisational cybersecurity posture to define, document and publish the directions the required cybersecurity program will adopt to address the risk

evaluate and develop cybersecurity programs to ensure information security

model and choose cybersecurity controls in response to advanced persistent threats to formulate recovery procedures and business continuity plans for cyber security incidents

work in a team to conduct research and evaluate recent trends in cybersecurity management

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Free e-book available from NIST, Cybersecurity Framework.
  • Free e-book: Harris, S & Maymi, F, 2016, CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide, 7th edn. ISBN: B01G2RY8H0.
  • Required for project: Free resource available from OWASP, Testing Guide 4.0.
  • eBook is also available for a cheaper price: Whitman/Mattord , 2019, Management of Information Security, 6, Cengage Learning, Inc., Boston, USA. ISBN: 9781337405713.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.