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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject covers the fundamental concepts of IT and 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.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKhoa Phan

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

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Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Explain and describe the objectives, principles, practices of and differences between IT & information security.
02. Explain and describe the information security framework, formalised documentation hierarchy, and the maturity model.
03. Develop information security policies for corporates.
04. Explain and describe the IT security related technologies, including firewalls, IPS/IDS, Web security appliances, encryption and emerging security topics.
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.
06. Explain and give examples of corporate compliance obligations relating to security and how these relate to customers and corporate reputation.

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