Explore how our hyperconnected world, comprised of a myriad of networks – both machine and human – has brought us to the precipice of a fundamental revolution and redefinition of the human experience and our socio-political and military world order. Crime, news, and even warfare is digital today.
Examine cybersecurity goals, cybersecurity tools, cybersecurity strategies, and how cybersecurity leadership underpins every aspect of cybersecurity strategy.
max. 8 weeks
Estimated time per week
Web developers, Cybersecurity engineers, IT support managers
What will I learn?
Compare and contrast concepts of cybersecurity, leadership, ethical leadership, cybersecurity leadership, and their roles in the modern organization
Assess continuously changing threats, vulnerabilities, and positive and negative risks for a given business
Develop a plan for perpetually improving relations with all stakeholders of an organization, including company policy and leadership and communications strategies
Analyze the unique characteristics of and connections between modern digital strategy roles and their roles in cybersecurity governance to better understand the role of security, compliance audits and remediation
Calculate the impact and response to various business incidents that enable the maintenance of core business functions without data loss or organizational disruption
Assess the digital strategy implications of a given business mission, including legal, political, social, technical, and regulatory requirements and challenges
How will I learn?
What support will I receive?
When you have a dedicated team on your side, you'll never be alone studying at Nexford. Hailing from many different countries and with online education expertise, our faculty provides you world-class support. Ask them questions during one-to-one office hours or live chat , email them any time, and get individual feedback on your assessments.
Whilst you’re learning, you’ll also have full access to the free Nexford online library, which includes access to millions of full-text articles, industry reports and key sources such as the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and The Economist.
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