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NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA

SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

COURSE CODE: CSS 343

COURSE TITLE: Information Systems Security Management
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Course Guide

CSS 343 Information Systems Security Management

Course Writers/Developers

Dr.A.D Ikuomola (Adekunle Ajasin University) Dr. R.A Okunola U.I and Dr. Niyi Adegoke NOUN

Course Editor Course Coordinators

Dr. Wole Atere ( Osun State University ) Dr. Niyi Adegoke NOUN Mr. Igwe, D. O.NOUN Mr. C.A .C. Chukwunka NOUN Dr. N.Nwabueze NOUN

Programme Leader

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CONTENTS Introduction What you will learn in this Course Course Aims Course Objectives Working through this Course Course Materials Study Units Textbooks and References Assignment File Assessment Tutor-Marked Assignment Final Examination and Grading Course Marking Scheme Course Overview Presentation Schedule How to get the Most from this Course Reading Section Facilitators/Tutors and Tutorials Summary

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INTRODUCTION CSS 343 Information Systems Security Management is a 3-credit unit course. It is a compulsory course for both undergraduate and postgraduate students in the field of Criminology and Security Studies of the University. The course is also recommended to any other student(s) particularly those in the school of Arts and Social Sciences, who may have interest in the study and survey of Information Systems Security Management. The course can also be taken as elective or required course by other Students whose main field(s) of discipline is not Criminology and Security Studies. However the course shall consist of 20 units, which include: information gathering, information security in the 21st century: with special emphasis on computer security, introduction to system analysis and design, information system security guide to the use of water quality management principles i and ii, ethics of information communication technology (ICT), identity and information security integration, integrating information assurance into system administration, management information systems usability and associated risk, elevating information security to business security, the information systems and the economics of innocent fraud management, an overview of information security as a risk management function, risk assessment, risk mitigation options, and Mitigating Economic Risk Through Security Technology. The knowledge industry and information communication technology are given special attention with the aim of stimulating effective knowledge of 3

recent and future methodological and ethical implications of security management, risk assessment options and strategies; the overall safety and security situations and agenda in the world so that students can identify, analyse, and proffer solutions to various aspect of conventional, modern and traditional safety management in the work place and at other civil arena. The course has no compulsory prerequisite for it to be registered for. The course guide informs us on what this course is all about, what students should appreciate in each unit, what text materials we shall be using and how we can make the best use of these materials. This course guide also emphasises the need for students to take tutor marked assignments seriously. However, necessary information on tutor marked assignments shall be made known to students in a separate file, which will be sent to each of them at the appropriate time. This course is also supported with periodic tutorial classes. What You Will Learn In This Course CSS 343: Information Systems Security Management as a course in the field of Criminology and Security Studies at the National Open University of Nigeria focuses on a wide range of issues that bother on ways to effect basic Information Systems Security, knowing quite well that the world today has become smaller in terms of high quality technology similarly accompanied...
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