ITE533 Cyber Security Management (8)

This subject helps prepare students for the Certified Information Systems Manager Certification (CISM), which is an international industry certification developed by ISACA. Students in this subject will investigate how to establish and maintain an information security governance framework along with the supporting processes to ensure that an organisation's information security strategy is aligned with its goals and objectives.


Session 2 (60)
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ITE533. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Computing and Mathematics

Enrolment Restrictions

Only available to students enrolled in IT Masters relevant courses

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to create and maintain an information security strategy that aligns with organisational goals and objectives;
  • be able to establish, monitor and report on a set of security metrics that are appropriate to an organisation's business mission;
  • be able to formulate a framework to enable an organisation to classify its information assets;
  • be able to analyse and evaluate appropriate risk treatment options as part of a risk management program;
  • be able to identify, define and manage requirements for internal and external resources to execute the information security program; and
  • be able to create and maintain an incident response plan to ensure an effective and timely response to information security incidents.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Information security governance
  • Information security strategy
  • Security requirements
  • Risk management and compliance
  • Security policies
  • Asset classification models
  • Program development and management
  • Security incident management

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of ITE533 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).

Item Number
Value %
Threat and risk assessment report
Information security roadmap
Final exam

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.