Assessment 1: individual problem-solving task 1
Problem-Solving Task 1 Details
In this assignment, you will be focusing on the following unit learning outcome (ULO):
ULO2: Assess security risks, threats and vulnerabilities to the organisation and implement appropriate information security protection mechanisms by analysing requirements, plans and IT security policies.
This ULO will contribute to three of your Deakin graduate learning outcomes (GLOs) in the form of discipline knowledge (GLO1), critical thinking (GLO4) and problem solving (GLO5).
Brief description of assessment task
This task requires you to demonstrate the ability to conduct an investigation of security management issues in corporate organisations based on the background information provided below and write a report.
In your report, you will be required to follow prescribed procedures to evaluate risk levels and the potential impact of threats and vulnerabilities on a hypothetical organisation. You will be assessed on your ability to identify and prioritise the security risks, threats and vulnerabilities to an organisation.
In Course 1 of SIT763 you looked at the Cyber Security and SMEs (Small and Medium Sized enterprises).
In light of this, your security company has been hired by a government body to undertake a security review in relation to SMEs.
This body would like you to write a consultancy paper about cyber security risks. Your report should address the following:
Your task is to assess common security risks, threats and vulnerabilities to a SME and implement appropriate information security protection mechanisms by analysing requirements, plans and IT security policies.
You may also want to reflect on how cyber security issues relating to SMEs are unique
SIT763: IT Securty Management
To prepare your report, you should conduct your research using a variety of sources (including those provided in your prescribed reading list) and reference them.
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