SIT763 - IT Security Management

Year: 2018 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Assumed knowledge: Basic operating system concepts and computer networks
Unit chair:

Matthew Warren





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Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour scheduled online seminar per fortnight, 1 x 2-hour on-campus workshop per week.

Cloud (online): 1 x 1 hour of scheduled online workshop per week.



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The key focus of SIT763 is on introducing students to IT security policy development and human security management. Students will learn how security assessment is methodologically and procedurally conducted within business operational constraints. The unit enables students to develop contingency planning, risk assessment, risk management and compliance standards for various businesses. Students will also explore legal and ethical issues in the context of security management and audit.


Problem solving task 1 10%, problem solving task 2 10%, group case investigation report 20%, examination 60%

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