CYBER RISK MANAGEMENT AND COMPLIANCE

CSE5CRM

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will learn about cyber threats and vulnerabilities, and how different organisations manage these in proportion to the risk that they pose. Students will learn quantitative techniques to assess cyber risks, and apply cost models underlying appropriate technical responses. Students will become familiar with compliance functions and reporting.

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 be admitted into SMCYC or SMCYB or SMCYL 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. Evaluate assets for classification in risk assessments
02. Formulate approaches to assessing cyber risk
03. Determine cost-effective treatments to manage cyber risk
04. Assess and monitor risk management outcomes

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlex Ng

Class requirements

Computer LaboratoryWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h computer laboratory per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Asset classification discussion forum (500- word equivalent)Students to use online forum to discuss asset classification concepts. Marking rubric to specify the structure of the forum discussion.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

Cost-effective treatments to manage cyber risk forum (500-word equivalent)Students to use online forum to discuss cost-effective treatments to manage cyber risk. Marking rubric to specify the structure of the forum discussion.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3

Develop approaches to assessing cyber risk - Case study and Report (2000- word equivalent)Development of a Cyber security risk assessment program with discussion of its applicability.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

1 closed book test (2hrs, 2000- word equivalent)With a focus on how to manage a cyber security risk management programTo be given in last lecture (or for off campus students at end of 2 day compulsory residential workshop).

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4