Cybersecurity Operations Management

CYB60002 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.

2021 teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

5 Jul 21 - 3 Oct 21

26 Oct 21

Last self enrolment:
18 Jul 21

30 Jul 21

Last withdraw without fail:
20 Aug 21

Aims and objectives

Cybersecurity of an organisation concerns all stakeholders, employees and customers. This unit focuses on the management of resources and aims to develop and refine skills in stakeholder management and communications. Students will use a variety of methods to research communication protocols, cybersecurity principles, recovery and mitigation strategies
Students will use the frameworks that relate to information sharing and develop strategies for whole of organisation cybersecurity management. Some of the topics include communication protocols and strategies, security audits, security program development, incident handling, maturity models data governance, third party and supply chain risk.
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Explain cybersecurity imperatives and implications to principle decision makers in an organisation
2. Critically evaluate the cybersecurity culture of an organisation
3. Analyse cybersecurity framework for an organisation against industry best practice
4. Examine the cybersecurity implications of the internet in relation to an organisation and the implications to business continuity
5. Examine and refine business continuity and disaster recovery plans and strategies as they relate to cybersecurity