Certificate for the Cyber Risk Leadership Briefing

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What Does The Briefing Cover?

This non-technical business focused briefing provides an overview and clarity for leadership in relation to the status of the global cyber risk landscape and its potential impact on their organisation. Understand the relationship and various objectives of cyber threat actors. Gain an appreciation of the relationship between geopolitics and malefactors.

Contextually review the dynamic cyber risk impacts in relation to Covid. Highlight the complexities of the increasing burden of regulatory and legal legislation in relation to cyber security and privacy. Walk through the anatomy of an attack on an organization. Outline the challenge and complexities with developing an appropriate cyber strategy that can empower the organization to deliver on its key objectives.

Highlight the benefits from aligning an appropriate cyber strategy with the business strategy of their organization and how to empower leadership with meaningful metrics. Understand the role of leadership in meeting the cyber challenge today and leveraging the guidance from the G7. This briefing concludes with an overview of the importance of cyber resilience and an outline of 10 key actions the organizations can embrace in relation to assurance of their cyber resilience status.

Topics Covered

Cyber Risk

The Underground Economy of Cybercrime

The Fifth Domain
• Cyberwarfare • Blurred Lines

The Cyber Risk Impact
from Covid

Cyber Kill Chain • Understanding the Anatomy of an Attack

Developing a Cyber

CRQ Cyber Risk Quantification
• Meaningful Metrics

Cyber Governance and Oversight
• The Role of Leaders

Understand the G7 Cyber
• Fundamentals for Leaders

Cyber Resilience
• 10 Key Actions

The Briefing is For?

The course syllabus has been specifically designed to be collaborative and bring together business leaders of various disciplines within an organisation. They are the key stakeholders in designing, implementing or supporting the cyber risk management program of an organisation. Key cyber risk management stakeholders include:
  • C-Suite
  • Head of IT/Security
  • CCO Chief Compliance Officer
  • Cyber Security/Risk/Compliance Teams
  • Legal
  • Procurement
  • Head of Business Units
  • Technology Leaders / Project Managers
  • Management Professionals / Team Leaders
  • Digital Consultants

Cyber Risk Leader

Develop and Implement Strategy

Gaining Recognition

Cyber Risk Management Specialist

Cyber Security and Risk Teams

Collaborate and Support Enterprise

How Do I Access the Briefing?

The briefing is delivered entirely online. Organisations are provided with 7 days online access to the briefing video plus 3 days to the exam for the certification* when is the case. (*certification available at extra fee)

There are many opportunities for collaborative learning via the discussion forums and you can leverage the portal to connect to other organisations around the world.

What Support Do I Get?

Head Tutor

Subject Expert

Course Manager

One to One Student Support

Technical Support

Available to Solve Tech Issues

Social Learning

Student Network Collaboration

Extended Network of Material

Recommended External Material


Core Module Videos Have Captions

Head Tutor

Paul C Dwyer - President of the ICTTF International Cyber Threat Task Force

Paul C Dwyer is recognised as one of the world's foremost experts on cyber security, risk and privacy. As CEO of Cyber Risk International he specialises in corporate and enterprise security, development of cyber defence programs, and business operations protection for CRI clients. As founder and President of the ICTTF International Cyber Threat Task Force he is an advocate for diversity in the industry and leads a community of over 30,000 with a common goal to defeat cyber evil.

Certified an industry professional by the International Information Security Certification Consortium (ISC2) and the Information System Audit and Control Association (ISACA). Approved by the National Crime Faculty and the HTCN High Tech Crime Network. He has worked extensively around the world his diverse career spans more than 30 years working with military, law enforcement and the commercial sector.

Roles have included:
  • President of the ICTTF International Cyber Threat Task Force
  • Co Chairman of the UK NCA National Crime Agency Industry Group
  • Advisor to NaCTSO (National Counter Terrorism Security Office)
  • Advisor to NATO on Countering Hybrid Cyber Threats
  • Advisor to UK Defence Committee DEFCOM in Parliament
  • Deputy Chair - Organised Crime Task Force Industry Group - NI
  • Interim Global CISO for numerous multi national organisations
  • Advisor to numerous governments and intelligence agencies

"An eye opening course bringing to life exactly what a CISO is and maybe more importantly what is isn't. Many lightbulb moments that will help refocus how to better align security with the business, and what it takes to be successful." Mark Conabeare - CISO Debenhams

"An eye opener giving a global picture backed up with real world examples, Great Knowledge." Shane O'Reilly - Head of IT - Total Produce

Paul is a fellow of the Irish Computer Society and a member of a number of industry groups including the IoD (Institute of Directors), IIEA (Institute of International and European Affairs) and the IRM (Institute of Risk Management). He holds a Diploma in Corporate Governance from the Corporate Governance Institute and is Certified by Harvard as a Higher Education specialist.

As an accomplished serial entrepreneur he has successfully built a number of security practices in the UK & Ireland and in 2016 was identified by Business and Finance as one of Ireland's Top 100 CEO's

His career started as a technical networking specialist, he then specialised, trained and qualified in a number of disciplines including ethical hacking, forensics, international management systems, risk management, business continuity, international governance frameworks, financial service regulations, cyber laws and project mgt. More at www.paulcdwyer.com


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