Who should attend
This program is designed for non-technical mid to senior executives in the private, public, and non-profit sectors who seek to protect their organization from data breaches and cyber threats. A computer science or cybersecurity background is not needed to attend.
Executives in the areas of management, finance, human resources, media, digital services, HR, marketing, sales, customer service, analytics, and others will find this program beneficial. This program is applicable to any industry including financial services, government, healthcare, retail, manufacturing, logistics, telecommunications, and professional services.
About the course
In this impactful program, executives will learn effective cybersecurity management strategies and the role they can play in protecting their organization from global data breaches and digital attacks.
By attending this program, you will:
- Learn the fundamentals of cyber security incidents—including cyber crime, cyber espionage, and hacktivism—so you may be a more prepared leader for your team, business unit, and organization
- Learn how to identify your business unit and organizations’ cybersecurity knowledge gaps and vulnerabilities
- Develop strategies to protect your customers’ data and privacy, while meeting the expectations of regulators, customers, employees, and the greater public
- Discover how agencies, governments, and organizations can work together to defend against threats
Why Executives Need to Know about Cybersecurity
- Explore the impacts on overall business risk
Learn and Apply Relevant Cybersecurity Frameworks
- Explore frameworks to think about cybersecurity in terms of cyber crime, cyber espionage, cyber war, hacktivism, and more.
Identify and Manage Cybersecurity Risks
- Learn how to effectively deploy limited resources to identify cybersecurity vulnerabilities and develop internal policies to mitigate them in the future.
Working Across Boundaries: the Intersection between Businesses, Agencies and Governments
- Examine the intersections within agencies, governments,and organizations and ways of working effectively across public-private sectors.
Finding the Right Balance: Security vs Privacy
- Develop strategies to meet the expectations of regulators,consumers, and employees to protect the privacy and identity of those whose data they handle.
- Discuss how to navigate both local and international regulations and provide peace of mind to consumers – now and in the future.
Jake Braun is Executive Director for the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy’s Cyber Policy Initiative where he works at the center of politics, technology and national security to advance the field of cyber policy. He has co-authored two award winning and seminal works on electi...
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Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
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