Certificate in Cybersecurity Risk Management

UW Professional & Continuing Education

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  • 8 months
  • online

UW Professional & Continuing Education


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Who should attend

IT professionals and those who work in data security and risk management or those who are interested in information security and risk management.

About the course

Secure Company Information From Serious Threats

Keeping vital business data safe and secure is one of the biggest IT challenges any organization faces. Professionals with high-level information security training are in great demand as businesses develop strategies and processes for keeping their systems safe from attack.

In this three-course certificate program, you’ll examine key concepts in this rapidly evolving field. We’ll survey the major types of threats and how they can be mitigated. You’ll evaluate the costs and benefits of various security approaches. Develop the ability to create and implement comprehensive risk management programs for organizations of all sizes.

What you'll learn

  • Security strategies relating to issues such as privacy, legal and regulatory compliance, social and geopolitical impacts, national security and evolving technologies
  • Best practices for protecting mobile workforces, developing security metrics, managing electronic evidence, handling e-crime and e-discovery, and securing information in the cloud
  • How to develop and maintain risk assessments and risk management plans
  • Standards for business continuity and disaster recovery planning
  • Techniques for designing information assurance strategies

Get hands-on experience

  • Serve as an information security consultant to a local organization
  • Work on real-world scenarios using state-of-the-art Cyber World Institute software

Learning Format

Online, group-paced

Start and finish your program with the same group of students, with frequent opportunities to interact with your instructors and classmates along the way. Courses are 100 percent online, with set due dates for assignments but no class meetings


Barbara Endicott-Popovsky

Research Interests Information Assurance (IA), cybersecurity, digital forensics: Integrating experience in academia, industry and government, I apply a multi-disciplinary approach to research questions and curriculum development that address the unintended consequences of society’s embrasure of p...

Ralph Johnson

Mr. Johnson was recently appointed to the position of Chief Information Security Officer for Los Angeles County, California. In this position he is responsible for countywide information security strategy, oversight and incident response. He held the position of Chief Information Security and Pri...

David Shaw

David Shaw is the founder and CEO of Cyber Business Analytics, Inc. For more than a decade, CBA professionals have been providing innovative, actionable and executable cybersecurity and information assurance solutions for growth in the face of advanced threats. CBA also provides sophisticated cyb...

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Coursalytics is an independent platform to find, compare, and book executive courses. Coursalytics is not endorsed by, sponsored by, or otherwise affiliated with any business school or university.

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Read more about Cybersecurity

Сybersecurity courses offer an excellent opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to implement a perfect cybersecurity strategy that will accelerate the main security protocols' efficiency. After the successful completion of cybersec...

Read more about Information Technology

A large part of the courses provides basic information so the students are not required to have any IT qualifications before enrolling. Most of the IT learning programs are also broken down into specific areas of interest, such as systems analysis, a...

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