With digital systems playing an increasingly central role in powering businesses, understanding how to tackle cyber security has become fundamentally important to executives and decision makers. Best practice advice often encourages organisations to take a pro-active approach to dealing with cyber security risk, but often stops short of providing important background knowledge on the threats, how to view them in the context of an organisation, options for dealing with them and how they are likely to evolve. This course brings together insights from business, government/regulatory and technology domains to provide a 360 degree view of cyber security to non-technical decision makers.
Drawing on Imperial's extensive expertise in cyber security and thought leaders from business and government this programme will build core knowledge on cyber security, enabling you to identify and understand the root causes of risks within your business. The material covered will not only enable you to have a solid grasp of the cyber security landscape of today, but also how emerging security issues and global technology trends will impact organisations of all types in the future.
Who should take this course
Mid to senior level executives working in industries where cyber security is either an established or rapidly emerging concern. The course is designed to appeal to professionals working across a range of industries including financial services, energy, telecoms, health, consultancy and government. This course assumes a general user level knowledge of IT systems and does not require previous experience in technology, coding or a detailed knowledge of cyber security.
This short accelerator course will cover strategic considerations of cyber security together with primers on the technical aspects of the subject. You will gain knowledge on how nation states formulate policy and regulation, the challenges that corporations face in dealing with risk and get to grips with how the science and technology fits in. By the end of the course students will have a better grasp of what
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Welcome to Imperial College Business School, part of one of the world’s leading universities. Our elite status is recognised by our rare triple accreditation from The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), Association of MBAs (AMBA) and European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). We offer world renowned Postgraduate and Executive Education programmes as well as undergraduate studies for students from other disciplines. Our postgraduate offering includes MBA, Masters and Doctoral programmes as well as our recently launched Global MBA which offers a blended learning experience utilising innovative online teaching tools. By combining cutting-edge thinking and insight with new technology and a research-led approach, we are able to provide our students and staff with an inspirational environment with the aim of developing innovative solutions to real world issues.
Our position in central London, one of the world’s most important financial and cultural centres, continues to attract a high calibre of international students and staff which enhances the global learning experience. It also allows access to leading global organisations and industry experts, providing opportunities for high profile guest lectures and powerful corporate partnerships. Our continuously growing Alumni network currently has 12,000 members in over 125 countries.
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