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SIT284 - IT Security Management

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

Jemal Abawajy


2 level 1 SIT-coded units



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

2 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.


The unit covers security assessment of a business, including vulnerabilities and solutions. The unit covers contingency planning and risk assessment and management as well as compliance standards. Policy development and human security management are an important component of the unit. Legal and ethical issues associated with information security are covered.  Information security auditing is also introduced.


Examination 60%, two assignments (20% each) 40%

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