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Future Skills Short Course

Cyber Security Risk and Strategy

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

Time commitment
6 weeks (5-8 hours per week)
Time commitment
6 weeks (5-8 hours per week)

100% online, mentor supported, workplace ready

Teaming up with the best in industry, our courses lean into the future of work to deliver the best in structured, 100% online education.

Cyber Security is everyone's responsibility. According to the ABS, there were 693,000 local cyber attacks in 2015, 60% of those targeted small and medium businesses.

The course will provide you with a foundation in cyber security. This is one of the few courses that tackles cyber crime from a strategic perspective. This course was built in collaboration with leading cyber security experts from Palo Alto Networks and NAB.  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.​

Career outlook

Take a closer look at what opportunities in the Cyber Security Risk and Strategy field.

Job satisfaction

Cyber Security Analysts have a job satisfaction of 4/5

Industry growth

38.9% predicted job growth in 5 years

Salary expectations

The typical salary of a Cyber Security Analyst in AU is $105k

Job opportunities

In Australia, there are 573+ jobs available

Course overview

Learn more about our Cyber Security Risk and Strategy course in the video below.

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Course structure

  • Why is cyber security important
  • Cyber security governance, risk and strategy
  • NIST Cyber Security Framework

Learn with industry experts

Learner Success Team
Learner Success Team RMIT Online

Our Learner Success team are here to help you with any course enablement issues such as logins and passwords, withdrawals and deferrals, obtaining your RMIT badge, and more.

Nazia Mastali
Nazia MastaliExpert Industry mentor

As a cybersecurity professional and risk expert mentor, Nazia focuses on supporting the student's learning experience rather than creating or delivering content. She facilitate students' success by guiding, motivating, and engaging them through appropriate mentoring approaches and hands-on projects. She emphasises the practical cybersecurity strategies and risk methodologies to drive

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Industry connected

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

Flexible delivery

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Supported community

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

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