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- 11 Jul 2022
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Identify and describe the legal and ethical components of information security
- Examine the roles of people, technology, and policy within cyber security
- Apply policies, standards, and procedures for information security
- Information Security Fundamentals
- Encryption and Message Confidentiality
- Asymmetric Encryption
- Hashing Algorithms
- Application Security
- Network Security
- Database Security
- Cloud Security
- Identity and Access Management
- Policy, Standards and Procedures
- Contingency Planning and Incident Response
- Digital Forensics
No eligibility requirements
No additional requirements
This subject introduces you to the concept of information security and the legal, ethical, and governance considerations that organisations must address to implement sound information security. The subject will be focused on industry best practice, regulation, and legal requirements, and will explore the complex nature of information security both from a local place-based perspective and a globalisation perspective, exploring themes such as:
- Policies, standards, and procedures.
- The legal and ethical foundations of information security.
- Organisational culture and training.
- Auditing, governance, and reporting.
You will acquire the foundational knowledge required for an information security practitioner across a range of industries, including government and the broader public sector.
This subject also introduces learning through practice by exposing you to authentic learning experiences. These experiences are placed at the centre of learning and assessment, so you have the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours necessary to respond to industry, community and/or global needs.
You will be introduced to:
- a range of methods, tools, techniques and approaches to practice
- principles and perspectives such as values, ethics, empathy and leadership in real world scenarios
- reflection and deliberative thinking as a means of developing knowledge, skills, attitudes and aspirations
- ways of understanding problems and developing solutions through active inquiry
- Organisational InfoSec Snapshot (30%)
- Legal and Ethical Responsibility Report (30%)
- Educational Resource for Information Security (40%)
Current study term: 10 Jul 22 to 16 Oct 22
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