Principles of Information Security - Lecture 1

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Information and Communication Security
ISIT201/MTS9201/MCS9301
ISIT201/MTS9201/MCS9301

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Dr Glenn Bewsell
School of Information Systems & Technology (SISAT)
of Information Systems Technology (SISAT)
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In an emergency situation or when the
emergency alarm sounds!



Exit the building orderly and promptly
Go directly to your assembly point
Wait at your assembly area until advised by building Wardens (wearing orange vests) or Security that it is safe





Lecture Building 35
Building 35

This building must be evacuated
Leave the building immediately via your nearest emergency exit





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Where are you on campus?
Where is your assembly area for this lecture?
Where is your assembly area for your tutorial?

– Look around for your nearest and most direct emergency exits

Note: DO NOT re-enter the building until advised by building DO NOT re
the building until advised by building
Wardens (wearing orange vests) or Security that it is safe to do so

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In case of an Emergency
In case of an Emergency

Tutorial Building 3

• Leave the
the
building via
the nearest
the nearest
exit in an
orderly and
orderly and
prompt
fashion.
fashion
• Proceed to
th
the assembly
area E.
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This week

So… Why are you studying
ISIT201/MTS9201/MCS9301?
ISIT201/MTS9201/MCS9301?

• Establish a working relationship with
working relationship with
you
• Identify and briefly describe the
assessment items
• Introduce you to some of the major
introductory concepts
introductory concepts
• Questions

• Compulsory subject for degree?
subject for degree?
– Then why are you studying your degree?

• What do you hope to get out of this
subject?

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Subject outline for
ISIT201/ITS9201/MCS9301
ISIT201/ITS9201/MCS9301
• A “subject outline” should be provided for
every subject you do at UOW.
• It is a “contract” between you and the
University.
• It tells you what you are required to do and
what you are not allowed to do:
what you are not allowed to do: e.g.
– it tells you when assignments are due, how and
when they are to be submitted etc
– It tells you about penalties for late submission, for
cheating and for plagiarism

• Your subject outline is available online. In
subject outline is available online In
brief, here’s what it says:

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Lecturer/Coordinator:

Graduate Qualities for this subject
Qua
subject

Dr Glenn Bewsell







39.216
gbewsell@uow.edu.au
Consultation hours:
Tuesday 10:30 – 13:30
Wednesday (email) 13:30 – 14:30

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Informed
Independent learners
Effective communicators
Responsible
Team work

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Subject
Subject Description
This subject provides students with a realworld approach to Information and Communication Security Issues. Both
managerial
managerial and technical aspects are
technical aspects are
addressed. The subject will cover the need
for security, professional and regulatory
y,
considerations, security technology, physical
security, information security, and personnel
issues. Students will be required to engage in
issues Students will be required to engage
problem solving activities that apply the
principles learned in the subject, and will also
be required to acquire knowledge of current
practice and technologies.

Objectives
On successful completion, students will be able...
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