CYBER LAW

LAW5CYB

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will introduce students to the legal aspects of cyber security, including laws relating to various offences and related case studies from recent cyber crime incidents. Students will primarily be introduced to Australian law governing these areas, but will also learn about international legal developments in these areas, where applicable. 

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSara Smyth

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students enrolled Master of Cyber Security -Computer Science (SMCYC) or Master of Cyber Security - Law (SMCYL) or Master of Cyber Security - Business Operations (SMCYB) or SMCYCO, SMCYLO, SMCYBO.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This subject is not available to students enrolled in UG or PG Law programs

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explain and critically analyse the origins and structural design of the Internet insofar as it relates to cybercrime

Activities:
Class participation activities (discussion)

02. Differentiate and characterise types of cybercrime being perpetrated today.

Activities:
Quizzes, class participation activities (discussion)

03. Critically evaluate the legal and regulatory structure for dealing with cybercrime in Australia

Activities:
Essay/report, class participation activity

04. Interpret the legal, law enforcement and regulatory challenges around dealing with cybercrime.

Activities:
Essay/report, class participation activity (discussion/interpretation)

05. Develop and participate in critical discussions on current cybercrime issues and threats.

Activities:
Class participation activities (discussion/interpretation), essay/report

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2018, Summer 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSara Smyth

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 45
Five 7.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via blended.
"Tuesday to Wednesday"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Quizzes (2000 word equivalent)Submitted online through LMS30 02
Essay/Report (2000 word equivalent)Submitted online through LMS30 03, 04, 05
Class participation - part 1 - Discussion/posts (individual activity 1500 words)Submitted online through LMS30 01, 02, 05
Part 2 - Contributing or extending via interpretation, critique, feedback (group activity 500 words)Submitted online through LMS10 04, 05

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSara Smyth

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 44 - 50
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 44 to week 50 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Quizzes (2000 word equivalent)030 01, 02, 03, 04
Essay/Report (2000 word equivalent)030 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Class participation - part 1 - Discussion/posts (individual activity 1500 words)030 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Part 2 - Contributing or extending via interpretation, critique, feedback (group activity 500 words)010 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSara Smyth

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 18 - 24
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 18 to week 24 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Quizzes (2000 word equivalent)Submitted online through LMS30 02
Essay/Report (2000 word equivalent)Submitted online through LMS30 03, 04, 05
Class participation - part 1 - Discussion/posts (individual activity 1500 words)Submitted online through LMS30 01, 02, 05
Part 2 - Contributing or extending via interpretation, critique, feedback (group activity 500 words)Submitted online through LMS10 04, 05