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CIS8707 Cyber Incident Management and Response

Units : 1
School or Department : School of Business
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules
Version produced : 25 March 2023


Pre-requisite: CSC8100


Cyber security incidents are often considered an unavoidable consequence of conducting modern business. Being able to appropriately, quickly and effectively respond are essential professional and organisational skills to limiting ongoing business impact. Various types of incident responses are explored, which allows responses to be planned and practiced.

Skills developed are teamwork oriented to bring together key elements across the organisation and beyond organisational boundaries including specialists, insurance, police, and government agencies which are vital to a successful response.

This course provides students with the knowledge, skills and processes to enact an appropriate response and recovery when a cyber security incident is detected. Principles of planning, detection, response and recovery to current and emerging cyber security threats are explored. Processes for planning, responding, recovering and reporting incidents are covered. Multiple perspectives are considered including technical, business and media impact.

Course offers

Study period Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2023 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2023 Online
Date printed 25 March 2023