Cyber Risk: Data Management

CYB70002 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2022 teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3 Teaching Period 2

8 Nov 21 - 13 Feb 22

8 Mar 22

Last self enrolment:
21 Nov 21

3 Dec 21

Last withdraw without fail:
31 Dec 21

11 Jul 22 - 9 Oct 22

1 Nov 22

Last self enrolment:
24 Jul 22

5 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
26 Aug 22


50 Credit Points

Aims and objectives

This unit provides insights into critical Information System (IS)/Information Technology (IT) & Information Security risk, as well as the corresponding security management issues facing business managers in the effective use of Information Technology in contemporary organisations. Students will develop a critical understanding of cyber risk issues that managers face when doing business, including consideration of impacts of new and emerging threats.
Students will develop a robust understanding of the skills required to adopt and implement, an effective Risk Management Strategy in line with the industry best practice taking into account the nexus between data governance, enterprise data management and cyber security.
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Develop a risk management strategy for an organisation that is sufficiently agile to adapt to changing cyber threats.
2. Assess and apply information systems risk and security management standards and frameworks to real-word case based scenarios
3. Critically analyse major theories, concepts and methodologies for managing risks and assuring the integrity and security of information assets
4. Evaluate appropriate governance, assurance and internal control techniques for managing information risks and security
5. Communicate effectively as a professional and function as an effective leader or member of a diverse team