|Unit convenor and teaching staff||
Unit convenor and teaching staff
ITEC602 or COMP6770
The intent of this unit is to provide students with a working knowledge of commercial information security governance requirements, tools and techniques. The unit has a practical focus with tutorial and laboratory work that will include aspects of physical security and hacking, information security architectures and the creation of a dummy company on which the tools and techniques will be developed and tested. Topics include an introduction to information security, standard and governance, risk management concepts, security threats, controls, practical hacking, server hardening, evidence collection, business community planning and DRP, creating an enterprise information security framework, and EISF/ISMS certification.
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On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
|Quiz 1||10%||No||Week 5|
|Mid-semester workbook assessment||40%||No||1st week of mid-semester break|
|Quiz 2||10%||No||Week 9|
|Industry Presentation||40%||Yes||Week 13|
A multiple choice quiz covering material from weeks 1-4
Review and assessment of the workbook content that contains results from group tasks undertaken from weeks 1-7.
A short-answer quiz covering material from weeks 4-8
Assessment Type 1: Viva/oral examination
Indicative Time on Task 2: 40 hours
Due: Week 13
This is a hurdle assessment task (see assessment policy for more information on hurdle assessment tasks)
Presentation of completed tasks to an external panel of Industry Experts
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2 Indicative time-on-task is an estimate of the time required for completion of the assessment task and is subject to individual variation
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