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MIS731 - Information Security and Governance

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

M Warren

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

Security and its governance have now become key issues for all organisations. In this unit Information Security and Governance you will learn to examine how organisations and professionals operate securely in the Information Age and understand the importance of developing structures, policies, procedures, processes and controls to protect information.

Within this unit you will explore organisational information security risks and different approaches that organisations can use to mitigate these risks and implement security plans and processes. You will also examine the role of governance from both a technological and organisational perspective, for example understanding the issue of complying with governance standards and synthesising this knowledge into understanding how policies are developed with governance in mind.

Assessment

Assessment 1 (Written assignment 2500-3000 words) 30%, Assessment 2 (Written assignment 1000-1500 words) 10%, Examination 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1076$1076$2787$3114

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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