CYBERSECURITY GOVERNANCE

CSE5CSG

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will learn how to create and execute frameworks for cyber security governance, based on an understanding of business strategy and risk appetite. Students will become familiar with standards and frameworks commonly used to ensure that business goals can be achieved in a secure way. Students will learn how to identify appropriate roles and responsibilities to support the security function.

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. Design requirements for cyber security business case development
02. Interpret and design policies to support information security decisions
03. Generate and use metrics to report on security KPIs
04. Formulate a cyber security governance framework to support cyber strategy

Subject options

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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 Laboratory Week: 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.

Lecture Week: 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*

Cyber security business case development discussion forum (500-word equivalent)Students to use online forum to discuss cyber security business case development concepts. Marking rubric to specify the structure of the forum discussion.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

Policy development and interpretation forum (500-word equivalent)Students to use online forum to Policy development and interpretation. Marking rubric to specify the structure of the forum discussion.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2, SILO4

Use metrics and report on security KPIs - Case study and Report (2000-word equivalent)Development of a Cybersecurity 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)With a focus on how to develop a cyber security governance framework

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