Risk and Security Management
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Apply the risk analysis process to identify resources, vulnerabilities, threats and risks.
- Evaluate vulnerabilities, threats and risks within an organisational context.
- Design controls for risks that consider organisations, personnel and physical resources.
- Introduction to Cyber Security
- Big issues in Cyber Security
- Cyber Targets
- Cyber Vulnerabilities
- Cyber Threats
- Risk Management
- Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
- Basic Cyber Security Steps
- IT Security Policy
- Information Sharing
- Communication for Security
- Laws and Requirements
No eligibility requirements
No additional requirements
This subject provides an introduction to the foundations of cyber safety and security, and IT security management at the corporate level. This includes examining management issues encountered as a result of threats, policy and initiatives in organisational settings. In exploring current and emerging issues relating to IT security management you will develop IT security responses for organisation-based scenarios.
The associate degree builds on concepts of learning through practice from the diploma by introducing students to more complex learning experiences.
You will be introduced to:
- discipline-based skills and knowledge in dynamic practice situations. This will include authentic and purposeful, industry-related experiences
- concepts of managing effective relationships and communicating with others
- the development and use of adaptive leadership skills and how these skills relate to innovative and entrepreneurial practice
- the nature of responsible, accountable and reflective workplace skills, and creative and critical thinking relevant to para-professional practice.
You will exercise self-awareness, initiative and judgement to manage yourself and professional relationships effectively. The application of tacit knowledge and capabilities will be reflected in a Practice Manual.
- AT2: Risk Assessment (40%)
- AT1:Internal Resource Audit (30%)
- AT3: Incident Report (30%)
Current study term: 20 Feb 22 to 29 May 22
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