School Of Business

E-Business Technology and SecurityWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300441.2


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
300242 - Electronic Commerce Technology

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate-level course in the College of Health and Science.

About this Unit
This unit introduces students to various technologies used in e-business applications and the associated security issues. These technologies range from networking, web server and application development technologies, security technologies and technologies for ePayment systems. It also emphasises threats to the security of electronic business activities including threats to intellectual property rights, client computers, communications channels and web servers. Information security services, policy and best practices are also covered. At the successful completion of the unit, students should be able to select appropriate technologies required to develop an e-business application, carry out a risk assessment and recommend suitable security measures to minimise the risks.

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