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Information Security Management (ICT357)

Organisational Unit School of Engineering and Information Technology
Credit Points 4
Availability DUBAI-ISC: TJD-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TSA-internal
SGP1: TJB-internal
Description This unit examines the process of securing organisational information resources from strategic and tactical perspectives. Students will study organisational threats and vulnerabilities, and methods for securing different types of resources as well as ethics, legal issues and governance. They will gain experiential knowledge by working collaboratively at an advanced level, integrating knowledge from a wide range of domains to identify the vulnerability of organisations' information holdings and develop measures to protect these assets.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 1 x 1 hours per week; workshop: 1 x 2 hours per week.
Prerequisites ICT265 Knowledge and Information Security or ICT256 Knowledge Management Techniques or permission of the Academic Chair.
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


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