DATA SECURITY AND INFORMATION ASSURANCE

CSE2SIA

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will cover basic aspects of information and data security including integrity models, message authentication, authentication tools, access controls and cryptography. Topics will focus on data assurance and prevention methods including data integrity methods. This subject also covers basic cyber-attack defences such as firewalls.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJabed Chowdhury

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesCSE1ICB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Introduction to Computer Security

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMatt Bishop

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherAddison-Wesley

ISBNN/A

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Examine and analyse access controls in computer systems
02. Apply well developed knowledge and skills to safeguard data, systems and networks
03. Analyse data security threats using simulation tools
04. Examine data privacy and cryptography controls to protect data

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJabed Chowdhury

Class requirements

Computer Laboratory Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Two 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Written Report on Access controls and data protection mechanisms (equivalent to 500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2
Presentation and written Report on Security threats and Cryptograph controls (equiv to 1000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO4
Group written submission on a Cybersecurity case study on information security (equiv to 1000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO4
One 2-hour final exam (equivalent to 2000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4