No dates are currently scheduled.

Description 

This micro-credential introduces students to cyber law. This course focuses on the Australian legal system and comparative international issues relating to data security, as well as how technology is transforming our society and global relationships. Industry and government need a new breed of professionals who understand the legal, commercial and policy implications arising from the collections and use of personal data.

Topics 

  1. Introduction and fundamentals of cyber law
  2. Understanding different types and uses of personal data
  3. Legal implications for the use of personal data in business and government
  4. A typology of cyber attack

Learning outcomes 

Upon successful completion, enrollee's will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Critically evaluate complex legal problems arising from the use of the personal data in different contexts
  2. Identify multiple operational domains created and supported by new technologies and their implications for the use of personal data
  3. Differentiate between types of risk arising from the use of personal data in business
  4. Engage in discussions on cyber law in the context of financial, government and global security

Indicative assessment 

1,200 word Research Blog: 75%; links to Learning Outcomes 1, 4

400 word-equivalent Quiz; 25%; links to Learning Outcomes 2, 3

Assumed knowledge 

This micro-credential is taught at graduate level and assumes the generic skills of a Bachelors or equivalent.

Micro-credential stack information 

This micro-credential may be undertaken as a stand-alone course or as part of a stack. The three micro-credentials proposed for this Cyber Law Stack are:

  • Introduction to Data and Cyber Law - Dr Philippa Ryan
  • Technology and Information Law - Dr Daniel Stewart
  • Legal models of human/machine cognition - Dr William Bateman

Details 

Course Code: DATA01

Workload: 43 hours 

  • Contact hours: 9 hours
  • Individual study and assessment: 34 hours

ANU unit value: 2 units

Course Code Level: 8000

Contact: Philippa Ryan

 

This Micro-credential is taught at a graduate level.  This is not an AQF qualification.

No dates are currently scheduled.

Description 

This micro-credential will look at the various ways in which the legal system seek to maintain the secrecy of information, or encourages its dissemination. It will look at the different ways in which information is treated when held by government as opposed to private entities. It will also use information as a vehicle to examine the law reform process through the responses to the changing way in which information is being generated and viewed in our society.

Topics 

  1. Legal fundamentals of access, collection, use, storage and disclosure of information
  2. The role of legal systems in freedom of information and secrecy
  3. Government accountability in its use of information
  4. Law reform issues in relation to collection and use of information

Learning outcomes 

Upon successful completion, enrollee's will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Investigate and critically evaluate complex legal problems arising from government use of information
  2. Identify legal issues relating to the way that government uses technology to gather, use, protect and disclose information
  3. Distinguish different public interest policies relating public management of personal data
  4. Engage in discussions on information law in the context of government use of new technologies

Indicative assessment 

1,200 word Research Blog: 75%; links to Learning Outcomes 1, 4

400 word-equivalent Quiz; 25%; links to Learning Outcomes 2, 3

Assumed knowledge 

This micro-credential is taught at graduate level and assumes the generic skills of a Bachelors or equivalent.

Micro-credential stack information 

This micro-credential may be undertaken as a stand-alone course or as part of a "stack". The three M-Cs proposed for this “Ninian Stephen Cyber and the Data Professional” stack are:

  1. Data Privacy and Confidentiality - College of Law TBA
  2. Systems Integrity and Consequences of Breach - College of Law TBA
  3. Emotional Artificial Intelligence and the Law - Dr Damian Clifford

Details 

Course Code: DATA18

Workload: 43 hours 

  • Contact hours: 9 hours
  • Individual study and assessment: 34 hours

ANU unit value: 2 units

AQF Level: 9

Contact: Dr. Philippa Ryan

 

This Micro-credential is taught at a graduate level.  This is not an AQF qualification.