ITE514 Professional Systems Security (8)

CSU Discipline Area: Unallocated to a CSU Discipline code (OTHER)Unallocated to a CSU Discipline code (OTHER)

Duration: One session


In this subject students will study the 10 domains that comprise a Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) for information systems security professionals. Students will be prepared for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) industry certification exam from the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC²) while studying this subject.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Locations

Session 1
Distance Wagga Wagga
Session 2
Distance Wagga Wagga

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ITE514

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.



Enrolment restrictions:

Available only to students enrolled in the Master of Information Systems Security and Master of Management (Information Technology)


Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:

- be able to restate how control access can be applied to information systems;
- be able to formulate security management policies;
- be able to evaluate modern cryptographic concepts;
- be able to select secure system architectures;
- be able to verify key elements of operations security;
- be able to propose the steps involved in business continuity planning;
- be able to describe how to apply physical security;
- be able to summarise the 10 domains that comprise a Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) for information systems security professionals.


The subject will cover the following topics:

* Operations Security
* Access Control
* Cryptography
* Security Architecture and Design
* Telecommunications and Network Security
* Application Security
* Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
* Legal, Regulations, Compliance, and Investigations
* Physical (Environmental) Security
* Information Security and Risk Management


The information contained in the 2013 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 24 April 2013. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.