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SIT763 - IT Security Management

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
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:

Morshed Chowdhury





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students will have the opportunity to participate in online consultation sessions.


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%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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