MLM735 - Data Law, Policy and Cybercrime
2021 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Cloud (online)|
|Previously coded as:||Nil|
MLJ701, MLJ702 and MLJ703
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
1 x 2 hour recorded class per week plus 1 x 1 hour online seminar per week (livestreamed and recordings provided)
This unit has 2 modules:
Module 1 – Data law and policy.
The following topics will be examined: Introduction, the significance of data politically, economically and socially. The threats and opportunities it offers to society; the 2017 Productivity Commission Data Availability and Use Inquiry Report- summary, key themes, main issues raised; the May 2018 Federal Government response to this Productivity Commission Report- discussion of Government policy approach and implications of this; outcomes of the Fed Govmt response to PC report including legislation instituting a Consumer Data Right and legislation instituting a Data Sharing and Release law; comparison with approach of key overseas jurisdictions to data; case study of data access issues raised by privately held data sets.
Module 2 – Cybercrime.
The following topics will be examined: Introduction, overview of key principles of criminal law and key cybercrimes; Traditional crimes which can be committed in cyberspace, eg stalking, intellectual property theft, identity theft, abuse, grooming; Cyber specific crimes, such as ransomware, credential harvesting malware, attacks on computer systems; Overview of Australian government regulatory architecture to deal with cybercrime, including Australian Signals Directorate, ACSC, the role of the Federal Police, and ASIO and relationship with international counterparts concerning cross-border cybercrimes
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