Information has become a key component of the majority of businesses. Availability, Integrity and
Confidentiality of information is a paramount concern as the loss or partial loss even for a short time
can be of significant negative impact. The need for diligent planning in terms of Information Security
and the exacting application of Information Security practices are essential to the maintenance of
The principal aim of the programme is to provide suitable candidates with the knowledge,
competencies and skills necessary to plan and execute information security policies and procedures
to ensure confidentiality, integrity and access to an organisations information resources.
The Objective of this programme is to produce graduates that can:
develop and administer ownership of systems and information, establish information and data
classification guidelines, standards and procedures.
develop, establish and maintain standards, procedures and guidelines to promote the security
and uninterrupted operation of computer-based application systems.
identify and address exposures to accidental or intentional destruction, disclosure,
modification, or interruption of information that may cause serious financial and/or information
loss to the company.
be responsible for the protection of the company assets and information which are processed
by or stored on computerised information systems.