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This program is part of the Cyber Security degree offered by Deakin University
Welcome to the program

The key focus of SIT763 is on introducing students to IT security policy development and human security management. Students will learn how security assessment is methodologically and procedurally conducted within business operational constraints. The unit enables students to develop contingency planning, risk assessment, risk management and compliance standards for various businesses. Students will also explore legal and ethical issues in the context of security management and audit.

Courses

Delivered by expert academics

Deakin University is Australia’s eighth largest university with more than 53,000 students from more than 100 countries studying online and on-campus. With world-class teaching and research, Deakin produces sought-after graduates poised to make a real difference in the world.

Who will you learn with?

Nicholas Patterson

Dr Nicholas Patterson (Ph.D) is an academic professional and Alfred Deakin Medalist in Information Technology and Criminology who has been involved in cyber-security research projects and teaching.

Matthew Warren

Matthew Warren is a Professor of Cyber Security at Deakin University, Australia. Professor Warren is a researcher in the areas of Cyber Security and Computer Ethics.

Lei Pan

Dr Lei Pan is an academic professional who specialized in cyber-security and digital forensics research projects and teaching.

Learning outcomes

  • Work as a team and apply organisational planning and project management principles to IT security planning.

  • Assess security risks, threats and vulnerabilities to the organisation and implement appropriate information security protection mechanisms by analysing requirements, plans and IT security policies.

  • Identify personnel security, training and security education needs, and associated legal and ethical awareness, and propose strategies for corporations taking into account cost benefit ratios.

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Library

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Whether you want to improve your general study skills or you need help on a tricky assignment, there's plenty of support available. As a Deakin student, every aspect of your study will be supported by online resources, student mentors and, of course, our staff.

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