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Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security Governance and Risk Management

Understand how to design and apply governance and compliance frameworks to cyber security risks and incidents. Advance your career in a high demand field and lead your organisation’s cyber security management strategy.

 

Please use plan code GC196O in the application system for this program. 
Applications close
25 Mar 2024
Duration
12 months (9 months accelerated)
Number of courses
4
Applications close
25 Mar 2024
Duration
12 months (9 months accelerated)
Number of courses
4

Program Overview

Why study

Our Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security Governance and Risk Management, developed in collaboration with RMIT’s Cyber Security Research and Innovation Centre, will equip you with the skills to develop and advise on cyber security risk and governance strategies. You’ll design and apply governance, compliance, and resilience frameworks, and learn how to respond to incidents and manage security governance teams, processes, and projects. You’ll also gain the capabilities to interface with technical cyber teams across all levels of an organisation’s hierarchy.

Students of this program are eligible to apply for work experience placements with the Australian Defence Force Cyber Gap Program. In order to apply, you must be studying a an eligible 12-month program. Further details can be found here.

 

 

Program outcomes

  • Apply cybersecurity strategies, policies, and organisational structure to protect business information assets. 
  • Apply a risk management approaches to assess and quantify organisational exposure to cyber risk. 
  • Critically evaluate key legal, regulatory and compliance frameworks for application to organisational needs in cyber security risk management. 
  • Analyse cybersecurity governance frameworks and standards to assess security maturity in business contexts.
  • Evaluate and develop cybersecurity program, security metrics and reporting in cybersecurity governance. 

Our Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security Governance and Risk Management will provide you with the business skills to develop and advise on cyber security governance strategies. If you're looking for a technical understanding of cyber security, we recommend you undertake our Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security


Course overview

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Learn with industry experts

Dr Aida Ghalebeigi
Dr Aida GhalebeigiProgram Manager, RMIT

Dr Aida Ghalebeigi is the Program Manager for online programs in the School of Accounting, Information Systems, and Supply Chain. Aida has taught and developed courses online and face-to-face for both offshore and onshore programs, across undergraduate and postgraduate levels. In her research, she investigates gender equality in the workplace,

Matt Warren
Matt WarrenSubject matter expert

Matt Warren is the Director of the RMIT Centre of Cyber Security Research and Innovation and a Professor of Cyber Security at RMIT University, Australia. Professor Warren is a researcher in the areas of Cyber Security and Computer Ethics.

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