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    Information Security
    COMP S812
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    Information Security
    Course Start Date
    Aut 2019
    Course Level
    Postgraduate
    Length in Terms
    2 terms
    Credits
    10
    Language
    English
    Fees ($) (including lab fees)
    14,450
    Future Terms
    Spr 2021
    Quota and Schedule
    Course
    Start Date
    Course Level Length in Terms Credits
    Language
    Fees ($)
    (including lab fees)
    Future Terms
    Aut 2019
    Postgraduate 2 terms 10
    English
    14,450
    Spr 2021

    Course Coordinator: Dr T S Li, BScEng (HKU); MSc, PhD (Belfast)

    Aims
    The aim of this course is to equip students with professional and technical skills in information security.

    Learning outcomes

    1. Describe the current requirements on information security.

    2. Identify organizational assets and their protection using the latest technologies.

    3. Conduct a systematic risk assessment on an organization’s operations.

    4. Develop a practical information security management system for any organization, to the standard set by the ISO 27000 family of standards (particularly 27001 and 27002).

    Contents
    The course is structured as follows:

    Unit 1: An introduction to information security

    • Why we need to implement information security

    • Identification of information as an organizational asset

    • What are the processes required to satisfy the requirement of the British standards in information security

    Unit 2: Information security risk assessment

    • Identification of the risks that may arise in all relevant aspects of an organization’s operations

    • Conduction of a systematic risk assessment and their treatment

    Unit 3: Information security risk management

    • Development of a fit-for-purpose information security management system through the management of information security risks

    • How to be systematic in the choice of controls that treat specific risks

    • Documentation in risk management

    Learning support

    There will be regular tutorials and surgeries throughout the course.

    Online requirement
    This course is supported by the Online Learning Environment (OLE). You can find the latest course information from the OLE. Through the OLE, you can communicate electronically with your tutor and the course coordinator as well as the other students. To access the OLE, students will need to have access to the Internet. The use of the OLE is required for the study of this course.

    Equipment
    A computer PC with at least 2G RAM and a monitor with at least 1024×768 resolution.

    Software
    Windows OS (Minimum Windows 7 or later)

    Set book(s)
    IT Governance: An International Guide to Data Security and ISO27001/ISOO27002.

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