Cyber Security Training for Managers and the Boardroom

Level: Intermediate
Course #: 2052


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

Choose the Training Solution That Best Fits Your Individual Needs or Organizational Goals

Training At Your Site – Team Training

Bring this or any training to your organization

Full – scale program development

Delivered when, where, and how you want it

Blended learning models

Tailored content

Expert team coaching

Team Training

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


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?

Schedule of events Live, Online Instructor-Led

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