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CIS8018 Strategic Information Security

Short Description: Strategic Information Security
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Management and Enterprise
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 029901 - Security Science
Grading basis : Graded

Other requisites

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


This course provides students with a good grounding in the key components for developing implementing and evaluating an information security strategy in an organisation. Students will design develop and implement security policy and programs in organisations. Students will be assessed on their understanding on how to conduct information security planning and develop security policy and plan for the implementation of security programs, models and practices. The importance of risk management through appropriate use of controls, and the role of people, law and ethics is emphasised in the assessments.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2018 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2018 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2018 Online