Information Security Architecture

Cyber Archiecture
  • Course Code: CYBR9005
  • Course Level: 9
  • Course Field: Software Security
  • Duration: 12 Weeks
  • Qualification: Micro-credential
  • Start Date: January 2022
  • Course Location: Online
  • Course Credit: 5 Credits
  • Course Contact: Dr. Hazel Murray (MTU)
  • Fees: €667

Information Security Architecture

Module around information security and its importance in protecting the confidentiality, integrity and availability of systems and information. The student will develop the skills to discern between the different security needs of various stakeholders, evaluate the robustness of security designs and design security controls to protect information assets.

Lecturer: Dr. Hazel Murray & Dr. Muzaffar Rao

Systems Security

Important Information

  • Entry Requirements

    A Level 8 qualification and years work experience.  

  • Learning Outcomes

    LO1 Discern between the different obligations and requirements that an organization need to consider to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information. 

    LO2 Evaluate the engagement with information security at a governance level to achieve an organisation's sustainable protection of its information assets. 

    LO3 Assess and design security controls that should be considered as part of an overall Information Security Management (ISM) strategy. 

    LO4 Assess the role of Identity and Access Management (IAM) techniques as a method to control access to information assets. 

  • Prior Knowledge

    No prior knowledge needed

  • Time & Effort Required
    • 2 hours p/week lectures 
    • 2 hours p/week lab 
    • 3 hours p/week independent learning 
  • Timetable

    Wednesday 6pm-8pm

Student Stories

“Cyber Skills provides the building blocks needed to set you up for a career in Cyber Security. Online learning and the ability to re-watch a lecture has given me the freedom to work a full-time job and also fit in my extra-curricular activities.”

Colm McSweeney, Secure Network Operations Pathway

“Security is paramount on financial systems, and it cannot be implemented as an afterthought, I wanted to reinforce my knowledge on Cyber Security, to continue to design robust systems capable of sustaining today’s sophisticated attacks.”

Sébastien Le Callonnec, Secure Systems Architecture Pathway