CYBERSECURITY OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT AND RISK

MGT2MRM

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The maze of global connectivity that moves data and enables data sharing is central to cyber security.  Cyber security threats are a bane for businesses and successful organisations proactively seek to understand these threats in order to identify strategies to manage them, so as to enhance the market value of the enterprise. By identifying these threats and understanding their risk exposures, organisations can respond effectively to them. In this subject you will focus on the principles and tools behind risk analysis for cyber security by adopting a case study approach. You will be introduced to the fundamentals of risk and risk-focused operations management in an enterprise cyber security setting.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKok-Boon Oh

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse the core values with a focus on cybersecurity operations to support your strategic and operational risk management objectives.

Activities:
In-class or on-line activities, online quiz assessment tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Analyse potential malicious cyber activity and its effect on corporate risk profile.

Activities:
In-class or online activities, individual written assignment task
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

03. Apply a risk-focused cybersecurity operations management framework to enable organizations to safely advance business continuity.

Activities:
In-class or online activities, case study evaluation tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)

04. Develop effective and innovative solutions and management strategies to address problems in cybersecurity.

Activities:
In-class or online activities, group research assignment task
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKok-Boon Oh

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online quiz (equivalent to 1000 words)20 multiple-choice questions covering Lectures 1,2,320 01, 02
Individual written assignment (critical analysis) 1000 wordsJournal article review or case study20 01, 02, 03
Case study evaluations (presentation/discussion of analysis) (equivalent to 1000 words)Live case study evaluation30 01, 02, 03
Group Research assignment (written case study, 750 words per student)Groups of 3 students. This final report should be a professional document that you will present to the management for addressing the cyber security threats as well as recommending possible methods of mitigation for each risk.30 02, 04