Course Title: Digital Risk Management and Information Security

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Digital Risk Management and Information Security

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

INTE1002

City Campus

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2006,
Summer2007,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 1 2020,
Sem 2 2020,
Sem 1 2021,
Sem 2 2021

INTE1002

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2018,
Sem 2 2018

INTE2564

RMIT University Vietnam

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Face-to-Face

Viet2 2021

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

INTE2552

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Internet

JulDec2020 (KP4),

JulDec2020 (All)

INTE2552

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Internet

JanJun2021 (All)

INTE2552

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Internet

JulDec2021 (KP6)

Course Coordinator: Dr Shahriar Kaisar

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 7499

Course Coordinator Email: shahriar.kaisar@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Building 80 Level 8

Course Coordinator Availability: Please check with Course Coordinator.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

The course presents you with a management overview of the field of Information Security and Assurance. You will be exposed to the spectrum of security and risk management activities, methods, methodologies, and procedures. Coverage will include inspection and protection of information assets, detection of and reaction to threats to information assets, and examination of pre and post-incident procedures, technical and managerial responses and an overview of the Information Security Planning and staffing functions.

This course includes a work integrated learning experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry and/or community is integral to your experience. 


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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At the conclusion of this course, you should be able to:               

CLO1. Critically assess the information security state of an organisation from a holistic perspective to evaluate current practices, standards, and policies.

CLO2. Evaluate potential security risks of an organisation to prioritise appropriate short and long-term counter measures.

CLO3. Construct plans to successfully manage people in organisations considering diversity and cultural issues in business organisations.

CLO4. Critically appraise the relationship between business information needs and security concerns to evaluate their alignment.

CLO5. Produce communication to justify the general nature and range of security technologies available and required in a business organisation.

CLO6. Develop information security policies and programs to address relevant issues and security concerns.

CLO7. Research information security problems systematically, individually, and in culturally diverse teams and communicate the findings orally and as a business report/academic paper.


Overview of Learning Activities

In this course, you will be encouraged to be an active and collaborative learner. Your learning will be supported through various in-class and online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include assignments; recommended readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; 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.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. Visit the RMIT library website for further details. Assistance is available online via our chat and email services, face to face at our campus libraries or via the telephone on (03) 9925 2020.

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 tasks, their weighting and the course learning outcomes to which they are aligned are as follows:

Assessment Task 1: 20%
Linked CLOs: 2,5

Assessment Task 2: 40%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7

Assessment Task 3: 40%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

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.