Information Technology Security

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Information Technology Security

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Computer Info Systems, Computer Science, Information Sciences, Information Technologies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    This module examines the issues involved with recognising security threats to computer systems, their consequences and methods of dealing with such threats. In particular, it provides an overview of access controls, software development security, business continuity, legal issues and compliance, and physical security.
    Assessment: Group Coursework (50%) ; Exam (50%).
    *All transcripts are issued in UK credits.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

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