The unit examines cybersecurity from legal, politics and technology perspectives. It covers public and private sector activities, government regulation, and international law and politics. It will allow students to evaluate legal challenge of cyber and digital worlds. It will enable them to develop knowledge and skills in relation to the legal rules, policies and cyber law in Australia and globally. In recognition of the interdisciplinary nature of cybersecurity problems, the unit is conducted through a series of workshops that may include guest lecturers from IT and legal industries and related areas.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
RECOMMENDED TEXTS: Recommended texts will be provided in VU Collaborate. Clark, D., Berson, T. and Lin, H.S., (2014) At the Nexus of Cybersecurity and Public Policy: Some Basic Concepts and Issues The National Academies Press
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):