Course Title: Introduction to Cybersecurity Governance

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Introduction to Cybersecurity Governance

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

INTE2584

City Campus

Undergraduate

665H Accounting, Information Systems and Supply Chain

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2022,
Sem 1 2023,
Sem 1 2024

INTE2585

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

665H Accounting, Information Systems and Supply Chain

Face-to-Face

Viet2 2023,
Viet1 2024

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

INTE2584

City Campus

Undergraduate

665H Accounting, Information Systems and Supply Chain

Internet

JanJun2023 (All)

INTE2584

City Campus

Undergraduate

665H Accounting, Information Systems and Supply Chain

Internet

JulDec2024 (All)

Course Coordinator: Dr Abebe Diro

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 4132

Course Coordinator Email: abebe.diro3@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Building 80

Course Coordinator Availability: Via appointment


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

The role of cybersecurity governance has become significantly important as businesses continue to experience digital transformation, changing business needs and models, ever-increasing cyber threats, and updated legal and ethical compliances. This course will focus on the policies, procedures, guidelines, techniques, and practices an organisation use to detect, protect, prevent and react to cyber incidents. This course will provide a broad understanding of the principles and good practices of cybersecurity governance, cybersecurity framework and standards that govern the development of strategies and policies in business organisations, the role, and responsibilities of different stakeholders, the design and implementation of metrics and key point indicators (KPIs) used in the governance process, and the management and protection of corporate information assets.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

CLO1: Critically appraise cybersecurity governance frameworks, standards and practices and be able to evaluate their usage in business contexts.   CLO2: Critically analyse and develop strategies, policies, and organisational structure to protect business and information assets.   CLO3: Discuss and explain the ethical considerations, legal frameworks, compliance, and privacy issues within which security decisions are made.   CLO4: Evaluate cybersecurity asset management, risk management strategies and security program management used in business organisations.   CLO5: Apply the usage of performance metrics, KPIs and reporting in cybersecurity governance.


Overview of Learning Activities

In this course you will be encouraged to be an active learner. Your learning will be supported through various learning activities. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; conducting presentations; producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.


Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through MyRMIT Studies/Canvas. The lecture notes and workshop notes are posted on Canvas.

RMIT Library provides extensive resources, services and study spaces. All RMIT students have access to scholarly resources including course related material, books, e-books, journals and databases.

Computers and printers are available at every Library. You can access the Internet and Library e-resources. You can also access the RMIT University wireless network in the Library.

Contact: Ask the Library for assistance and information on Library resources and services: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library. Study support is available for assistance with assignment preparation, academic writing, information literacy, referencing, maths and study skills.  Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator and will be made available to you as required during the teaching period.


Overview of Assessment

The assessment alignment list below shows the assessment tasks against the learning outcomes they develop.

Assessment Task 1: 30% Linked CLOs: 1,2   Assessment Task 2: 30% Linked CLOs: 3,4   Assessment Task 3: 40% Linked CLOs: 4,5


Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.