2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2/Semester 2, 2020 will be online. Physical distancing for coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect delivery of other learning experiences in this unit. Please check your unit sites for announcements and updates one week prior to the start of your trimester or semester.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
2 x 1 hour classes per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week.
1 x 1 hour scheduled online workshop per week.
This unit provides students with the foundations required to learn cyberspace safety and security, and security management at corporate level. In SIT284 students will learn how security assessment is methodologically and procedurally conducted with business operational constraints. Students will examine both business and security operations. The unit enables students to develop contingency planning, risk assessment, risk management and compliance standards for various businesses. The key focus of SIT284 is on introducing students to IT security policy development and human security management. Students will also explore legal and ethical issues in the context of security management and audit.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this Unit
At the completion of this Unitsuccessful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
Prescribed text(s): Whitman, 2018, Management of Information Security, 6th edition, Cengage Learning.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: SIT284 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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