VU21990 - Recognise the need for cyber security in an organisation

Unit code: VU21990 | Study level: TAFE
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Footscray Nicholson
St Albans
Sunshine
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Overview

This unit provides introductory knowledge and skills to recognize threats, risks and vulnerabilities to cyber security in an organisation. It includes the threats an organisation encompasses such as networks, machines, applications, data, users and infrastructure. The unit also covers an introduction to common cyber security attack mechanisms and an introduction to identity and threat management as well as security issues surrounding Internet of Things (IOT) devices. Finally, the unit introduces the implementation of tools and systems an organisation can use to protect from cyber-attacks.

Assessment

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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

  • using a PC or Laptop computer and software tools;
  • implementing methods to protect personal data and privacy;
  • communicating and working in a team environment;
  • problem solving threats and vulnerabilities;
  • interpreting and following documented material and procedures, and;
  • evaluating an organisation’s security policy document.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

As part of a course

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