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CIS8712 Information Assurance and Risk Management

Short Description: Information Assurance and Risk
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 : 020399 - Information Systems not elsewh
Grading basis : Graded


This course explores identification of information assets, evaluation of cyber security controls and risk management across the spectrum of the cyber security functions. A variety of industry standard risk management frameworks and approaches are reviewed and analysed in order to provide a comprehensive perspective on developing a mature risk management strategy. Information assurance approaches and skills are examined to test and validate the effectiveness and appropriateness of the control environment, and communicate this to organisational and external stakeholders.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 3, 2020 Online
Date printed 12 February 2021