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SIT763 - IT Security Management

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:SCC763
EFTSL value: 0.125
Assumed Knowledge:Basic operating system concepts and computer networks
Unit chair:

Jemal Abawajy





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Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour practical 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.


This unit provides students with a broad view of security policies, models, and mechanisms for confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Topics include operating system models and mechanisms for mandatory and discretionary controls, data models, concepts and mechanisms for database security, basic cryptography and its applications, security in computer networks, web applications and distributed systems and control and prevention of viruses and other rogue programs.


Examination 60%, project 20%, two assignments (10% each) 20%

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