Course Title: Recognise the need for cyber security in an organisation

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4408 Certificate IV in Cyber Security

Course Title: Recognise the need for cyber security in an organisation

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 60

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COSC6236

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2021

COSC6236

City Campus

TAFE

520T Future Technologies

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2022

Course Contact: Luke Eberbach

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4381

Course Contact Email: luke.eberbach@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit provides introductory knowledge and skills to recognize threats, risks and vulnerabilities to cyber security in an organisation. It includes the threats an organisation encompasses such as networks, machines, applications, data, users and infrastructure. The unit also covers an introduction to common cyber security attack mechanisms and an introduction to identity and threat management as well as security issues surrounding Internet of Things (IOT) devices. Finally, the unit introduces the implementation of tools and systems an organisation can use to protect from cyber-attacks.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

NIL



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU21990 Recognise the need for cyber security in an organisation

Elements:

1.Define a cyber security framework for an organisation

2.Identify the need for cyber security

3.Identify common and emerging cyber security attacks, and techniques

4.Implement methods to protect your data and privacy


Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements


Overview of Assessment

Assessment 1: Practical
Assessment 2: Cyber security Report

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Elements/Performance Criteria

Assessment 1

Assessment 2

1.1


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1.2 


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1.3


X

1.4


X

1.5


X

2.1 


X

2.2 


X

2.3


X

2.4


X

3.1 

X

X

3.2 


X

3.3 

X

X

3.4


X

3.5


X

3.6

X

X

3.7

X

X

4.1

X

X

4.2

X

X

4.3

X

X

4.4


X

4.5

X

X

5.1


X

5.2


X

5.3


X

5.4


X

5.5


X