Cybersecurity for Managers

ICT and Security Management

Course Overview

Cybersecurity for Managers gives you the vocabulary and frameworks to make better strategic decisions that boost your organization's cyber resilience from top to bottom.

The program explores a practical, non-technical approach to cybersecurity management. Guided by industry experts, you’ll learn to effectively identify, prepare for, and respond to emerging and imminent cyber threats. Throughout the program, you’ll look at how to improve your current governance strategy by leveraging existing data protection regulations. You’ll also examine the future of cybersecurity in relation to the mainstream adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) and the internet of things (IoT).

Course Objectives

  • Insight into the new cybersecurity landscape, and threats that pose the most risk to your industry or organization.
  • A cybersecurity strategy designed for your organization’s assets and risks that boost business value.
  • An understanding of existing data protection regulations, and the ability to assess your organization’s cybersecurity governance strategy and preparedness for potential breaches.
  • A practical approach to effective cybersecurity incident response planning and best practices for managing an incident.
  • The knowledge to assess how well prepared your organization is for the short-term future by understanding the evolving trends in cybersecurity.

Course Outline

  • Module One: Getting Started 
    • Workshop Objectives 
  • Module Two: Cybersecurity Fundamentals 
    • What is Cyberspace? 
    • What is Cybersecurity? 
    • Why is Cybersecurity Important? 
    • What is a Hacker? 
    • Case Study 
    • Module Two: Review Questions 
  • Module Three: Types of Malware 
    • Worms 
    • Viruses 
    • Spyware 
    • Trojans 
    • Case Study 
    • Module Three: Review Questions 
  • Module Four: Cyber Security Breaches 
    • Phishing 
    • Identity Theft 
    • Harassment 
    • Cyber Stalking 
    • Case Study 
    • Module Four: Review Questions 
  • Module Five: Types of Cyber Attacks 
    • Password Attacks 
    • Denial of Service Attacks 
    • Passive Attack 
    • Penetration Testing 
    • Case Study 
    • Module Five: Review Questions 
  • Module Six: Prevention Tips 
    • Craft a Strong Password 
    • Two-Step Verification 
    • Download Attachments with Care 
    • Question Legitimacy of Websites 
    • Case Study 
    • Module Six: Review Questions 
  • Module Seven: Mobile Protection 
    • No Credit Card Numbers 
    • Place Lock on Phone 
    • Don’t Save Passwords 
    • No Personalized Contacts Listed 
    • Case Study 
    • Module Seven: Review Questions 
  • Module Eight: Social Network Security 
    • Don’t Reveal Location 
    • Keep Birthdate Hidden 
    • Have Private Profile 
    • Don’t Link Accounts 
    • Case Study 
    • Module Eight: Review Questions 
  • Module Nine: Prevention Software 
    • Firewalls 
    • Virtual Private Networks 
    • Anti-Virus & Anti-Spyware 
    • Routine Updates 
    • Case Study 
    • Module Nine: Review Questions 
  • Module Ten: Critical Cyber Threats 
    • Critical Cyber Threats 
    • Cyberterrorism 
    • Cyberwarfare 
    • Cyber espionage 
    • Case Study 
    • Module Ten: Review Questions 
  • Module Eleven: Defense Against Hackers 
    • Cryptography 
    • Digital Forensics 
    • Intrusion Detection 
    • Legal Recourse 
    • Case Study 
    • Module Eleven: Review Questions 
  • Module Twelve: Wrapping Up 
    • Words from the Wise 
Study Online


1 Week Face to Face Classes


2 Week Face to Face Classes


Course Features
  • 8 Weeks Online
  • 1-2 Weeks Classes
  • Certified

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