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Cybersecurity Risk Management for C-Level Executives

Course Prerequisites

About This Course

This course prepares members of the board and other senior management to understand, assess, and take a proactive posture in cybersecurity. Along the way, attendees will investigate risk assessment and management frameworks that help mitigate the risks, as well as identify potential security gaps that could prove a liability. Finally, members of the board must be able to address the threats from Social Engineering and Advanced Persistent Threats that can decimate an organization. 

At the end of the course, participants would be able to: 

  • Assess the responsibilities of the board for corporate cyber security 
  • Determine a proper security posture for your organization 
  • Identify gaps in coverage and countermeasures 
  • Prepare for advanced persistent threats and social engineering attacks 
  • Cybersecurity risk assessment and management for the Boardroom and C-Suite 

Learning Objectives



  • Basic understanding of data management concepts and constructs such as relational database tables
  • Know how different pieces of data logically relate to one another.

Target Audience

C-Level, Senior Management, IT Security Practitioners, and IT Personnel 

Training Outline

  1. Introduction 
  2. Examining the Impact of Cyber Security Breaches 
  3. Investigating Risk Frameworks 
  4. Identifying Security Gaps 
  5. Handling Residual Threats and Risk 
  6. Exploring Today's Greatest Threats 
  7. Defending Against Technical Breaches of Organizational Security 
  8. Developing Personnel Security to Resist Social Engineering 
  9. Preventing the Hybrid Advanced Persistent Threat Attacks 
  10. Summarizing the Role of the Board in Cybersecurity