Information System Security Management

Course Objectives

The module will teach general research, reflection, problem solving and presentation skills. It also aims to teach students how to place theoretical aspects of information security within the context of real-world examples and practical experience. Further, this module aims to develop critical and reflective thinking with regards to the impact of information security on modern information processing networks and systems.

This module focuses on the current Information security technologies and best practices. The module will give the students a wide appreciation of security within information technology, taking them through security technologies, access control systems, business continuity, disaster recovery and information security within the context of legal and ethical frameworks. The module will particularly focus on the impact security has in the corporate environment and how to effectively apply security in a networked environment.

Syllabus

Topics to be covered will include:

Assessment

100% Coursework

Coursework: 3000 word essay

Contact time: 30 hours of lectures/ Seminars

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students will be able to:

On successful completion of this module students will: