Security (ISTN32D) – 8 credits

This module is part of the second IS major. 

Offered at:  Westville (second semester)

Prerequisite Requirement:  ISTN211 and ISTN212

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:  Topics include: Security Risk Analysis, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning, Information Security Systems Design and Architecture, Cryptography, History of Encryption, Network Security, Desktop Security.

Practicals:  Computer-based exercises on the above topics.

Assessment:  1.5 h exam (55%), tests/assignments (45%).  Students must obtain at least 40% for the examination.

Duly Performed Requirement:  Students must obtain a class record mark of at least 40%.

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

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