Leader: S Foster
Caulfield First semester 2005 (Evening)
Synopsis: This unit will provide students with a knowledge of information systems security issues, and their relevance to the management of information systems in contemporary organisations. The students will gain knowledge of the nature of information threats and vulnerabilities and of the control technologies and techniques which can be applied to reduce risk. Recent developments in IS security technologies will be analysed and assessed.
Assessment: Assignments: 50% + Formal Supervised Assessment: 50%
Contact Hours: 2 hours per week
Prerequisites: 24 credit points of IMS 9000-level units, or equivalent; or 24 credit points of graduate level units in the Master of Information Management and Systems, or the Master of Information Management and Systems (Professional), the Master of Information Technology, the Master of Business Systems, or equivalent; or an approved undergraduate degree in information systems (IS) or information management (IM) or equivalent.
Prohibitions: SYS3110, SYS3194, SYS4110, IMS3110