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CP3302 - Information Security

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

Information security covers not only confidentiality but also authentication, integrity, verifiability, and other more specific security countermeasures. The fields of information security, computer security, and information assurance are interrelated and share the common goals of protecting information, although they use different approaches. This subject is concerned with protecting information regardless of the form the information may take: electronic, print, or other forms.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the business need for information security, and the roles of professionals involved in information security within an organization;
  • Understand legal, ethical, and professional issues in information security. Understand how to maintain and perpetuate risk controls. Explain information security standards, policy and practices;
  • Understand firewall technology, and security tools such as intrusion detection, access control, and cryptography;
  • Understand the conceptual need for physical security, and the issues related to implementing information security.
Prerequisites: 18 CREDIT POINTS OF CP SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP5603 CP3404

Availabilities

Beijing UT, Study Period 68, Internal
Census Date 04-Jun-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Hossein Ghodosi
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (15%); problem solving assignment (2) (15%).

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Hossein Ghodosi.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (15%); problem solving assignment (2) (15%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 09-Apr-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Hossein Ghodosi
Lecturer: Ms Sithira Vadivel.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (15%); problem solving assignment (2) (15%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 26-Nov-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Hossein Ghodosi
Lecturer: Ms Sithira Vadivel.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (15%); problem solving assignment (2) (15%).

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Hossein Ghodosi.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (15%); problem solving assignment (2) (15%).

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