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CSI2102 Information Security
Credit Points: 15
This unit covers the basic principles and techniques used to protect information. The areas covered are: defining, identifying and classifying information as a resource, access control, information risk analysis, contingency planning, information technology systems, threats to information systems security, data security legislation, database systems and associated security, procedures for secure information flow, classification systems, document and record storage, case studies of information technology systems and abuse including fraud, industrial espionage, confidentiality and privacy breaches, data protection and copyright, and ethical issues associated with information security.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
M73Associate Degree of Science (Library Technology)
E47Bachelor of Engineering (Communication Systems)/Bachelor of Science (Security)
E49Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems)/Bachelor of Science (Security)
M94Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic Security)
E48Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic Systems)/Bachelor of Science (Security)
G84Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Science (Library Technology)
E65Bachelor of Science (Library Technology)
E73Bachelor of Science (Security and Justice Studies)
U77Bachelor of Science (Security Management)
E72Bachelor of Science (Security)
B52Bachelor of Science(Communication&Information Technology)/Bachelor of Science(Library Technology)
MACITCommunication and Information Technology Major
MICSECComputer Security Minor
MACSCSComputer Security Major
MACSCSComputer Security Major
SMCOSEComputer Security 8 Unit Supporting Major
MICOSEComputer Security Minor
MACSITInformation Technology Major
MACSITInformation Technology Major
MIINFTInformation Technology Minor
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2006 VET: 31/03/2006