CIS8018 Strategic Information Security
Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at http://www.usq.edu.au/ict/students/standards/default.htm.
This course examines the security concerns and problems resulting from the increased reliance on information technology to enhance business functions. There is an urgent need for management and professionals to have an in-depth understanding of the threats information and communication systems face and the controls or countermeasures that can prevent or limit their devastating effects. This course assists you to recognise the threats and vulnerabilities. Furthermore this course addresses how to design and develop the secure computing systems. This course focuses on information security management, including planning for security, security policy, security management models and practices, risk management, protection mechanisms, security and personnel, law and ethics, and information security project management.