Calder and Watkins define IT Governance as ”the framework for the leadership, organizational structures and business processes, standards and compliance to these standards, which ensures that the organization’s information systems support and enable the achievement of its strategies and objectives”. IT Governance is of crucial importance for organizations owing to the need to best safeguard critical information and, through the increasing requirements from national and international regulations. Central to IT Governance in Europe is the ISO 27001 / ISO 27002 standard.
This course provides an overview of IT Governance and the basic concepts of the ISO 27001 / ISO 27002 standard.
The candidate should after attending the course
Lectures, exercises and projects.
Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)
Evaluated by the lecturer
For the final exam: Ordinary re-sit examnination.
Alan Calder & Steve Watkins. IT Governance : IT Governance: A Manager's Guide to Data Security and ISO 27001 / ISO 27002. Fourth Edition. Kogan Page. 2008.
Anderson, Ross (1999) Why cryptosystems fail, University Computer Laboratory,University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~rja14/wcf.html.
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