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FIT1019 - Introduction to security

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology

Leader: Maria Indrawan


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Day)


This is the primary introductory unit for the IT security major in the BITS. This provides students with grounding in general areas of security to support the major. This is a feeder unit into the selected security units in the major. It combines some of the topics from IMS3110, MMS1002 and BUS2050 but does not replace these units.


This unit will provide students with a knowledge of information systems security issues, and their relevance to the management of information systems in contemporary organisations.


Assignments: 40%
Formal supervised assessment 50%
Presentations: 10%

Contact hours

2 hours lecture/seminar and 1 hour tutorial.