Information Security I

 

Course title   

Information Security I

Course Codes          

IT5504

Level  

5

Status            

Elective

Credits

15

Prerequisite 

None

Course offered in

Refer to Programme Course Selection Sheet, online

Duration

1 trimester

 

 

           

Aim

To provide learners with an understanding of basic information security principles and approaches as well as to recognise the major information security threats and countermeasures.

 

 

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Explain information security fundamentals
  2. Analyse personal security
  3. Identify threats to computer security
  4. Identify and apply internet security procedures
  5. Examine mobile security
  6. Identify risks to Internet privacy

 

Indicative content

  • Information security fundamentals
  • Personal security
  • Computer security
  • Malware
  • Mobile security
  • Privacy

 

 

 

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