News of large-scale cybersecurity threats and cyberattacks dominate the headlines all too often in the Information Age: hackers exploiting vulnerabilities of retail giants, foreign influence in elections, and new forms of ransomware underscore the importance of preparing for these types of emerging threats.
Businesses, governments, financial institutions, and public sector organizations collect, store, and process vast amounts of sensitive and valuable data. These organizations have now become targets of groups seeking to wreak havoc on vulnerable systems and potentially disrupting everyday business functions. As a result, cyber risk management has become a fundamental component of business operations, and understanding and mitigating risk has become an essential skill for business leaders, thought leaders, analysts, as well as security and technology specialists.
Cybersecurity: Managing Risk in the Information Age is a course that equips students with a comprehensive understanding of how to identify and manage operational risk, litigation risk, and reputational risk. The course will help articipants assess and mitigate specific vulnerabilities within an organization’s networks, systems, and data in order to provide the knowledge and skills to protect the integrity, security, and confidentiality of their digital assets.
At the end of the Cybersecurity: Managing Risk in the Information Age trai ning course, you will be able to:
You’ll be shown how to critically analyze an organization’s risk profile, not only taking into account possible threats, but also the governance structure. and systems that have, or have not, been put in place to manage cyber risk.
You’ll also explore recommended strategies for responding to a cyberattack, starting with identifying and communicating detection of a security breach, to ensuring that the attack is contained to prevent further damage.
You will also draw your attention to the legal and compliance regulations that ensure organizations remain compliant with both preventative and reporting requirements.
You’ll have developed the appropriate knowledge to design and successfully implement a risk mitigation strategy for an organization.
Cybersecurity: Managing Risk in the Information Age training course is designed for:
Leaders at all levels who must pilot their organization through the complexity of a dynamic cybersecurity environment and mobilize appropriate resources to maintain stable business operations.
Technology specialists aspiring to a leadership role, as well as security experts who need to upskill in such a rapidly evolving field.
Management professionals, analysts, and technical writers who must interpret and communicate the implications of cyber threats to stakeholders will benefit from this professional development experience.