IT AND INFORMATION SECURITY

CSE3IIS

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject covers the fundermental concepts of IT & Information Security from an Enterprise level perspective. Topics covered include: computer security, network security, operational security, information security, corporate compliance obligations, and real world examples.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKa Chan

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites INT2CN or CSE2CN and one of MAT1DIS or MAT1CA

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects INT3ENS, CSE3ENS

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explain and describe the objectives, principles, practices of and differences between IT & information security.

Activities:
Classes to present the material. Tutorials: questions to practice and enhance understanding of principles.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)

02. Explain and describe the information security framework, formalised documentation hierachy, and the maturity model.

Activities:
Classes to present the material. Tutorials: questions to practice and enhance understanding of principles.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)

03. Develop information security policies for corporates.

Activities:
Classes to present the material. Tutorials: questions to practice and enhance understanding of principles. Written assignment to develop research skills and to put theory in practice - develop an information security policy for an example company.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Writing (Writing)

04. Explain and describe the IT security related technologies, including firewalls, IPS/IDS, Web security appliances, encryption and emerging security topics.

Activities:
Classes to present the material. Tutorials: questions to practice and enhance understanding of concepts.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)

05. Explain and give examples proving the importance of "The User" in Security and the vital role that Security Awareness plays in securing corporate environments

Activities:
Classes to present the material. Tutorials: questions to practice and enhance understanding of concepts. Written assignment to demonstrate some aspects and strategies of attacks.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Writing (Writing)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

06. Explain and give examples of corporate compliance obligations relating to security and how these relate to customers and corporate reputation.

Activities:
Classes to present the material. Tutorials: questions to practice and enhance understanding of concepts
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKa Chan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
Two 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2.5-hour final examination60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
written/practical assignment (2000 words equivalent)20 03
written/practical assignment (2000 words equivalent)20 05, 06