Innledning

Students will gain advanced knowledge of key concepts, laws, standards, technologies and ethics within IT security. They will acquire specialised problem-solving skills, being able to perform a comprehensive information risk analysis, and suggest the necessary controls. They shall take responsibility to conduct the design of an IT security plan for a case organisation, and assess the quality.

Læringsutbytte

Knowledge

The student...

  • will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the key theories and concepts in information risk and security
  • will be able to describe the main IT security frameworks, such as the ISO27000 series
  • will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of security risk analysis and assurance techniques
  • will be able to demonstrate knowledge of main attack mechanisms and techniques

Skills

The student...

  • will be able to conduct a systematic risk analysis, assessing probability and business impact
  • will be able to design an IT security policy based on the risk analysis
  • will be able to assess the quality of the security policy

Competence

The student...

  • will be able to design and perform a risk analysis for an organization
  • will be able to formulate and communicate an appropriate IT security policy, based on a IT security framework
  • will be able to design and evaluate a security policy

Emnet inngår i

Master of Information Systems: Management and Innovation

Læringsaktiviteter

Block teaching for four weeks. There will be class teaching three days a week for the two first weeks. The course is structured as a combination of class teaching, group collaboration and presentation in class.

Anbefalt tidsbruk

Lectures and student guidance: 36 hours 

Self-study: 76 hours 

Preparation for presentation/discussion in class: 10 hours 

Exercise: 23 hours 

Assessment: 55 hours 

Total: 200 hours

Eksamen

Eksamensdel: Skriftlig individuell hjemmeeksamen

Varighet: Semester

Gradering: Nasjonal karakterskala A - F (F er ikke bestått)

Vekting: 75 % av samlet vurdering

Hjelpemidler: Alle hjelpemidler tillatt

 

Eksamensdel: Muntlig individuell eksamen

Varighet: 30 minutter

Gradering: Nasjonal karakterskala A - F (F er ikke bestått)

Vekting: 25 % av samlet vurdering

Hjelpemidler: Alle hjelpemidler tillatt

Vurderingskriterier

See the learning outcome

Læremidler

Updated information on textbooks and other teaching materials is published per programme on our online learning platform before the semester starts. Information is also available per application on our website.

In addition to literature and other teaching material, scheduled teaching and other scheduled learning activities are always part of the syllabus.