CYBERSECURITY PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT

CSE5CPD

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will explore the alignment between business and cyber strategy, and how vertical functions in organisations can support effective responses. Students will review common cyber technologies and emerging trends in responses, including awareness, training and education. Students will become familiar with security metrics and frameworks that can be used to assess the effectiveness of security controls.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlex Ng

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed CSE5CSP and must be admitted into SMCYC or SMCYL or SMCYB or must obtain subject coordinator's approval

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

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. Formulate requirements for a cyber security management program
02. Create and communicate appropriate policies, procedures and guidelines to manage risk
03. Determine appropriate mechanisms to build a security culture
04. Evaluate contracts and service agreements to support the security function

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlex Ng

Class requirements

Computer LaboratoryWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h computer laboratory per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Cyber security management program requirements discussion forum (500- word equivalent) Students to use online forum to discuss program management concepts. Marking rubric to specify the structure of the forum discussion.N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1
Security culture forum (500-word equivalent) Students to use online forum to discuss security culture. Marking rubric to specify the structure of the forum discussion.N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3
Cyber security management program report (2000- word equivalent) Development of a Cyber security management program with policies and procedures and discussion of its applicability.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
1 exam x 2 hours (2000-word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4