Information Systems and Technology Security (ISTN3IS) – 16 credits

This module is part of the second IS major.

Offered at:  Westville (second semester)

Prerequisite Requirement:  ISTN211 and ISTN212 , and (at least 40% in ISTN2IP)

Corequisite: ISTN3SI and ISTN3ND

Aim: To enable students to manage the high level information protection function in an enterprise by ensuring that suitable security controls are implemented throughout the organisation.

Content: Information Security Governance, Information Risk Management and Compliance, Security Risk Analysis, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning, Information Security Systems Design and Architecture, Cryptography, History of Encryption, Network Security, Desktop

Practicals: Exercises on the above topics.

Assessment: 3 hour examination (55%), Tests/assignments/projects (45%).  Students must obtain at least 40% for the examination.

DP Requirement: NONE

For further information, please refer to the College of Law and Management Studies handbook.

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