CI7300 Data Management and Governance
(Assessing material Covered 11th May – 12th June 2020)
This module is assessed by coursework only. There are two separate briefs, one covering the first week, the other covering the second. Each is worth 50% of the total module mark.
This document covers the second week’s assessment, comprising Cryptography, Network Security and Data Governance. It consists of three separate parts:
A small private healthcare organization has contracted you to investigate the requirements of encryption in their information systems and to develop a robust policy for its use. Write a formal report outlining your findings and presenting your recommendations.
Some topics you could address:
These are only suggestions: your report will likely not cover all of them and you may discover others of equal importance which you might want to address. (Please contact the assessor if you have any concerns.) You may draw upon the material taught in class and/or your own independent research, but make sure you cite all your information sources. Feel free to make any assumptions you feel are necessary, but state and justify these.
Suggested word-count: 2,000
Select an identity theft story from the media or from the literature or stories you heard of or experienced. In order to contain the scope of the assignment, it is suggested you focus on two issues for the Health Information Governance.
In this section you are required to Identify and discuss the following:
Suggested word-count: 1,500
Network infrastructures allowing access to biomedical information, accounting, and admissions can potentially improve patient care and lower medical costs. However, they also introduce security threats due to malware, unauthorized access and human error.
There are many network security tools available to combat these threats but these are only effective if used in accordance with a well-structured security policy, and monitored and assessed in line with established best practices.
In this section you are required to:
Feel free to make any assumptions you feel are necessary, but be sure to state and justify these.
Each section will be assessed by a separate report, but these should be combined into a single document for submission. These should include diagrams, tables etc. where appropriate. (Where these are taken from other documents, references should be cited).
Recommended structure (for each individual report)
Main body of report
Conclusion and Recommendations
and appropriate use of references 15%
Deadline: 23:59 13th July 2020