This subject provides a comprehensive overview of the fundamental information security issues and concepts. Students will be introduced to the security threat environment as well as the security defensive mechanisms including cryptography, firewalls, host and application hardening and data protection techniques. Practices related to Information and Communication Technology (ICT) security management are also investigated. Risk identification, security planning and implementation of effective policy and practices will be covered.
School of Computing and Mathematics
Background knowledge at the level of ITC212 or ITC242
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of ITC358 in Session 2 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.