Mitigating Cyber Risk in Governance

Learn frameworks for cybersecurity risk management and compliance to address cyber threats and vulnerabilities.

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At a Glance

Professional Education
Open Enrollment
Oct 18–Nov 12 Open Enrollment
$2,500 for certificate

This course will provide you with frameworks to understand the current cybersecurity landscape while helping you define your role and address your concerns as a professional in charge of safeguarding critical infrastructure, assets, and the public. You will finish the course with a practicable plan to implement cybersecurity measures at your organization. 

You will gain insight into the events and activities that influence how organizations create and implement cybersecurity policies in an increasingly dynamic global community. You will also learn how to implement cost-effective, mission-based cybersecurity, deploy your organization’s resources to effectively address cyber vulnerabilities, and build and maintain a robust cyber workforce. Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive a certificate of completion.

Designed For

Designed for professionals who wish the learn more about the impact of cyberattacks in both the private and public sectors and how to apply protective solutions directly to their organization.

Learning Objectives

  • Speak knowledgeably with both experts and non-specialists using the language and principles of cybersecurity
  • Define and explain key principles and concepts of cybersecurity, attacks, defenses, and cyber hygiene 
  • Describe the parameters imposed by different regulatory schemes for managing data, including the CCPA, GDPR, and P&R 
  • Design different operational guidelines to deploy in their organization to address potential cyber vulnerabilities

Weekly Schedule

Week 1: June 28–July 2

Class Session: Tuesday, June 29, 6:00–7:30 p.m. CDT

Virtual Happy Hour: 7:30–8:00 p.m. CDT

Develop a foundational understanding with a common lexicon for digital life by reviewing first principles, nomenclature, and taxonomies with the help of Sherri Ramsay, consultant to Cambridge Global Advisors.

Week 2: July 5–July 9

Class Session: Tuesday, July 6, 6:00–7:30 p.m. CDT

An introduction to cyber hygiene frameworks and a review of case studies from recent cyberattacks.

Week 3: July 12–July 16

Class Session: Tuesday, July 13, 6:00–7:30 p.m. CDT

Develop a working awareness of three privacy regulatory systems—GDPR, CCPA, and PNR—as a state means of navigating digital life.

Week: July 19–July 23

Class Session: Tuesday, July 13, 6:00–7:30 p.m. CDT

Unifying the theoretical, practical, and regulatory approaches into an operational series of best practices.

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