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Unit of study_

INFO5301: Information Security Management

This unit of study gives a broad view of the management aspects of information security. We emphasise corporate governance for information security, organisational structures within which information security is managed, risk assessment, and control structures. Planning for security, and regulatory issues, are also addressed.

Code INFO5301
Academic unit Computer Science
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:
This unit of study assumes foundational knowledge of Information systems management. Two year IT industry exposure and a breadth of IT experience will be preferable.

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Communicate on information security issues to both managers and technical staff
  • LO2. List and outline major concerns and issues of managing information security
  • LO3. Define, describe and discuss management and governance aspects of information security
  • LO4. Describe risk management methodology and control structures as applied to the management of information security
  • LO5. Describe and characterise the attributes of information security management practices.