Cyber Security Training for Managers and the Boardroom

Course 2050

  • Duration: Less than a day
  • Language: English
  • Level: Intermediate

This cybersecurity training course prepares managers, members of the board, and senior executives to understand, assess, and take a proactive posture in cybersecurity. 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. This interactive seminar is led by cyber industry leaders and will have you participating in a roundtable discussion and Q&A session.

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.

Cybersecurity Training for Managers and the Boardroom Delivery Methods

  • Train your whole team by bringing this course to your facility, online and in-person.

Cybersecurity Training for Managers and the Boardroom Course Information

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Support cybersecurity planning with leading frameworks, such as NIST.
  • Ensure you understand the need for effective cybersecurity 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.



Cyber Security for Managers Course Outline

  • Assessing the stakes of cyber security
  • The importance for Board Members and the C-Suite
  • Reviewing common cyber security terms
  • Why is cyber security so difficult?
  • Related privacy issues
  • Examining how high the stakes are
  • Defining cyber security principles
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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Course FAQs

You will learn the NIST cybersecurity framework.

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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