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Management of Information Security and Risk: Information Security Management CPPD

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Course overview

This module presents information security from a strategic perspective, giving you the appropriate knowledge and skills to function in executive and managerial roles within organisations.
The main educational aims are: to provide students with the knowledge and skills that are required to manage information security and risks at both executive and strategic levels; to ensure a reading familiarity with the entire domain of information security.

The module will be delivered in block mode consisting of two blocks as follows:

  • Thursday: 5pm - 9pm
  • Friday: 9am-5pm
  • Saturday: 9am-5pm

The second block is delivered 6 weeks after the first block.


This module is taken from theMSc in Management of Information Security and Risk.

Course outcomes

Course outcomes

  • Information Security in the 21st century, evolving threats and defences
  • Security policies and governance; Role of standards, guidelines and legislation
  • Communicating security and risk issues to general and executive audiences
  • Selecting and evaluating strategies and technologies for organization wide security.

Eligibility

Eligibility

Prerequisite knowledge

You should have a first or second class BSc honours degree (or equivalent non-UK qualification).

You should also have approximately five years of relevant professional experience (absolute minimum of two years in exceptional circumstances).

You should also have basic competence and familiarity with mathematics and good professional English.

Assessment

Assessment

Assessment is coursework based consisting of a mixture of one or more of the following:

  • reports
  • essays
  • presentations
  • peer reviews
  • group work.