Cybersecurity for Business
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- 27 Nov 2023
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Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Describe cybersecurity approaches, technologies and practices and their importance in achieving organisational goals and objectives
- Assess and apply information systems risk and security management standards and frameworks to real-word case based scenarios
- Analyse major theories, concepts and methodologies for managing the risks and assuring the integrity and security of information assets
- Evaluate governance, assurance and internal control frameworks and techniques for managing information risks and security
- Communicate effectively as a professional and function as an effective leader or member of a team
- The importance of cybersecurity to organisations
- An introduction to cybersecurity architecture, technologies, approaches and practices
- Cybersecurity management, governance and assurance
- The role of organisational policies, standards and processes in cybersecurity,
- Mitigating cybersecurity threats and incidents including incident management, business continuity, disaster recovery planning, forensic auditing and continuous monitoring
- Types of cybersecurity threats
- Compliance frameworks and legal, professional and ethical issues in cybersecurity
- Cybersecurity theories, concepts and methodologies
- The socio-technological dimensions (human and organisational factors) of organiasational cybersecurity
You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
- SWI-INF30020-Information Systems Risk & Security (No longer available)
100 cps AND SWE20004 Technical Software Development OR COS20007 Object Oriented Programming OR INF20030 Cloud Approaches for Enterprise Systems
No additional requirements
In this unit students are introduced to the approaches, technologies, and practices associated with cybersecurity in contemporary organisations. The unit engages students with the approaches and technologies applied by organisations to manage risks to their networks, applications and data from malicious attack from within the organisation itself and externally from malicious third parties. This includes the implementation of appropriate architectures, technologies as well as information management plans, risk analysis, threat and impact assessment, assurance processes, standards and frameworks. Students will learn about the legal, professional and ethical responsibilities of information risk and security management through industry-based scenarios and become familiar with approaches to information governance and assurance including the automated tools and approaches that are used by organisations.
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