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Cyber Security Risk and Strategy

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Cyber security is everyone’s responsibility. Prevent attacks, mitigate risk, and get up to speed with best practice cyber governance.

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25 Jan 2021

Time commitment
6 weeks (5-8 hours per week) 100% online
A$ 1600 incl GST

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100% online, mentor supported, workplace ready

Why study Cyber Security Risk and Strategy?

The course will provide you with a foundation in cyber security. You’ll learn how to formulate a strategy so that organisations are able to respond to incidents in an orderly and efficient manner and limit the damage of attacks and recover information from the damages caused.​

Our Cyber Security Risk and Strategy course is best suited for:

  • Mid-senior managers looking to gain the skills to implement a cyber strategy into the organisation​

  • Consultants, IT professionals and entrepreneurs, who have little exposure to cyber security and want to instill cyber practices into their teams or businesses

How does it work
  • Understand the fundamentals of cyber security risk​​

  • ​Comprehend why cyber security is important ​​

  • ​Apply a cyber security risk mitigation strategy to your organisation​​

  • Communicate cyber security strategy to team members and organisational wide stakeholder engagement​​

  • ​Understand the commercial impacts of cyber security risk​​

How it works

With access to a specialised lab, you’ll get hands-on with the tools and create your own cyber security strategy by the end of this course.​ 

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Course Structure

Module 1

Introduction to Cyber Security Strategy

Why is cyber security important

Cyber security governance, risk and strategy

NIST Cyber Security Framework

Module 2

Managing risk

Risk management

Risk analysis

Risk frameworks


Module 3

Preventing cyber attacks

Dealing with risk

Cyber security in the cloud

Stages of a cyber attack

Module 4

Protecting your business

Stopping a cyber attack

Prevention strategies and techniques

Module 5

Response and recovery

Incident management

Managing disclosure

Module 6

What's next

Project reflection with peers

Tap into industry experts

Future exploration on emerging trends

Learn with Industry Experts

Get ready to meet some of the biggest names in the business

Palo Alto Networks, Inc. is an American multinational cybersecurity company with headquarters in Santa Clara, California. Its core products are a platform that includes advanced firewalls and cloud-based offerings that extend those firewalls to cover other aspects of security.

National Australia Bank is one of the four largest financial institutions in Australia in terms of market capitalisation, earnings and customers

Why choose RMIT Online

Get a world-class education and transform your career.

Real world skills

Develop skills that have been validated by industry, while getting credentialed by a world-leading university.

Industry connected

You'll gain knowledge and practical skills from renowned industry partners who are at the forefront of their field.

Flexible delivery

Advance your career while you study. RMIT Online courses let you balance work, study and life commitments.

Supported community

Be guided by a network of industry experts and peers, and supported by our dedicated success team.

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