HS3011 Information Security Assignment Brief

HS3011 Information Security Assignment Brief

HS3011 Information Security Assignment Brief

This  HS3011 Information Security Assignment Brief covers 20 marks which is 20% of whole trimester marks. It is a group assignment. Information Security assignment requires great sort of knowledge of information technology subject.

Assignment Overview

For this assignment, you need to work as a group of 3-4 students and find recent news that involves information security breaches. This news must not be older than one year. The students then need to analyse the chosen news and write a report on it.
The report should include but not limited to the following:

  • Justify you choice
  • Reason for the breaches
    • Technical
    • Non-technical
  • Impact
    • Assesses involved in this breaches and severity of the damage
    • What are the social impacts of this?
  • Remedies
    • Explain with technical details, how these breaches can be prevented?

The report should not exceed 1500 words and should use appropriate in text citations.

Marking Guide:

Assessment Components

Description of the section

Justify you choice

 

3%

The quality of their justification and supporting materials. Student clearly justify why they have chosen this news.

Reason for the breaches

 

6%

Appropriate explanation of the breaches with valid reasoning. Their explanation covered both technical and non-technical ground.

Impact

 

6%

Identified all level of impacts on the company assets and justification of their choices. The level of details provided for each impact.

Remedies

 

5%

Identified all possible remedies on the company assets and justification of their choices. The level of details provided for each remedy.

Assignment Submission Guideline:

Please submit your softcopy online using the respective BlackBoard assignment submission link. ( In special circumstances, you can submit hard copy of your assignment in the class to your lecturer or submit your hard copy of your assignment at Holmes Institute reception ground level, 185 Spring Street.