In the era of big data, security and governance become the priority for businesses. Businesses have an ethical and legal obligations to protect their customer data as well as managing their own data. This puts understanding and development of appropriate data security and data governance policies and procedures as top priority. The unit exposes students to the current practices and government regulations in data security, data governance frameworks and ethical issues relating to data creation, management and distribution. Students learn how to evaluate data security trade-offs, use relevant frameworks and latest research to develop data management plans and examine and provide recommendations for data security and data governance issues.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Selected readings will be made available via the unit VU Collaborate site.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):