Cyber Security Training for Managers and the Boardroom

Level: Intermediate
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This cyber security training course prepares managers, members of the board and senior executives to understand, assess, and take a proactive posture in cyber security. With this course, you gain the fundamental knowledge and skills to investigate risk assessment and management frameworks that help mitigate dangers, as well as identify potential security gaps that could prove a liability.

Key Features of this Cyber Security Training for Managers:

  • Interactive seminar led by cyber industry leaders
  • Roundtable and Q&A session included

You Will Learn How To:

  • Support cyber security planning with leading frameworks, such as NIST
  • Ensure you understand the need for effective cyber security risk management
  • Assess and understand the roles and responsibilities of management and board members
  • Apply Governance Policy to ensure minimum exposure for your organization and yourself

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Important Cyber Security for Managers Course Information

  • Note: The United States Department of Defense (DoD) established the 8570.01 Directive, which requires all DoD Information Assurance personnel to meet training and certification objectives.

Cyber Security for Managers Course Outline

  • Introduction

    • Assessing the stakes of cyber security
    • The importance for Board Members and the C-Suite
  • Major Issues in Cyber Security

    • Reviewing common cyber security terms
    • Why is cyber security so difficult?
    • Related privacy issues
    • Examining how high the stakes are
    • Defining cyber security principles
  • Cyber Security Risk Management Process

    • The need for a risk management process
    • Reviewing cyber security frameworks and related management tools
    • Recommendations and description of the use of a risk management process
  • Guidance for Board Members and the C-Suite

    • Establishing the proper cyber security governance model and oversight
    • Management responsibilities
    • Board responsibilities
    • Key questions that need to be asked and answered
    • Dealing with cyber security breaches
    • Using cyber security insurance
  • Additional Tools Provided as Part of the Course

    • Draft Outline for Cyber Security Action Plan
    • Glossary of Terms
    • Key Questions to be asked and answered
    • Copy of the Book Rosenquist, Matt, ed. Navigating the Digital Age: The Definitive Cybersecurity Guide for Directors and Officers. Caxton Publishing, 2015

Cyber Security Training for Managers FAQs

  • What cyber security frameworks will I learn?

    You will learn the NIST cyber security framework.

  • As a manager or executive, can I learn to assess and prepare for cyber security risks online?

    Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available in class and live online.

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