Cover your legal, regulatory and contractual responsibilities in relation to cyber security in this 3-hour instructor-led online awareness course. Learn about the biggest threats in cyber security today with examples of the impact these have on organisations like yours. Learn from anywhere – choose whether you attend our courses Live Online or in person. Find out more. Our Classroom / Live Online option allows you to study your way, keeping travel and costs down to a minimum.
Please note - This course does not include an exam, but if successfully completed will lead to 3 CPD/CPE points.
Training course outline
You’ll be hard-pressed to find any organisation today that doesn’t have IT infrastructure or doesn’t rely on the Internet. Advances in technology offer new opportunities, but also introduce new – and ever-changing – threats. Management needs to understand and know how to mitigate the cyber security threats organisations face on a daily basis.
This course covers:
The threat landscape and the legal regulatory and contractual obligations organisations face. The different types of malware and social engineering. The risks associated with remote working, mobile devices, supply chains and social media.
Cyber Security for Executive Management training course benefits
The course is three hours long, with a half hour Q&A with an experienced cyber security consultant included.
Ideal for senior management
An ideal course if you are in an executive or senior management position.
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Learn from anywhere
Choose whether you attend Live Online or in person at one of our training venues throughout the UK.
See what our previous learners think about this course
“Alan was extremely knowledgeable in the subject matter and this made it a lot easier to understand and keep up with information being delivered.”
- Shona Pointon, Data Quality Project Lead, Kent Police Headquarters
Who should attend this course?
Anyone involved in the management of an organisation who wishes to understand their legal, contractual and regulatory responsibilities for cyber security. You will also gain a deeper understanding into the threats that face your organisation.
Executives Directors Senior managers Boards members Business owners
Your Learning Path
Find out how the Cyber Security for Executive Management Training Course will help you start or enhance your knowledge and career.
This course is an essential component of the following learning path:
Information Security roles
Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?
We’re internationally recognised as the authority on GDPR – our team introduced the world’s first certified GDPR Foundation and Practitioner training course and the only one that’s ISO 17024- certificated and since then we have trained more than 8,000 professionals on the GDPR. We offer more GDPR training dates and locations that anyone else. Trained by industry experts – our trainers are working consultants with years of practical, hands-on experience. Pass first time or train again for free – we have trained more than 17,000 people and we’re confident you’ll pass with us first time. If you don’t, we’ll train you again for free.* Learn from anywhere – as a company that fully embraces flexible and remote working, we have adjusted our delivery methods to allow you to learn from anywhere. Our Classroom / Live Online delivery option enables you to attend either in person or online. Access your training anywhere – all our course materials are provided as a digital copy, allowing you to access them anywhere and at any time. Documents will be made available 20 days before your course. Business solutions to suit you – whether you’re a multinational wanting us to manage all your training needs or a small business wishing to boost your workforce skills, we offer a range of training solutions.
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What does this training course cover?
What cyber and information security are, and how they differ from one another. The threat landscapes and potential impacts. Your legal, regulatory and contractual obligations. Remote working and the associated risks. The different types of malware, including DDoS (distributed denial of service), ransomware, cryptojacking and zero-day infections, and how these affect the operation of your organisation. Humans and social engineering, and what you can do to stop your staff being your biggest threat. Mobile devices, social media and safe browsing. Cloud security. Supply chain security. Secure software development. How you (as a senior leader) can make a difference to your organisation’s cyber security.
What’s included in this course?
Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file); and A certificate of attendance.
What equipment should I bring?
This course is delivered as a Webex live online session. Anyone booked on this course is expected to have a reliable Internet connection at their home or office.
To ensure that the WebEx client works properly on your computer, we recommend using the test session functionality offered by WebEx.
Course duration and times
We offer morning and afternoon sessions. Each session lasts three hours.
Learn from anywhere with our instructor-led Live Online courses, or Classroom / Live Online delivery options. Learn more.
Are there any prerequisites for this course?
There are no pre-requisites for sitting this course.
Is there any recommended-reading?
We recommend that you purchase and read the following textbooks:
Build a Security Culture The Case for ISO 27001:2013 Cyber Essentials – A pocket guide How Cyber Security Can Protect Your Business - Available from out sister company IT Governance Publishing.
Exams and qualifications
Cyber Security for Executive Management exam
Please note that this training course does not include an exam, however you will receive CPD points once completed.
This course is equivalent to:
Ways to learn
Learn from anywhere with our range of instructor-led courses
Wherever you are in the world, you can now attend an IT Governance online course, and get the full benefit of a classroom session.
To make your life as easy as possible, we offer 3 ways to attend an instructor-led course:
Our instructor-led courses are hosted at professional training centres located in major cities across the UK.
Our instructor-led Live Online courses are hosted and delivered live by one of our expert trainers.
Learn from anywhere
Our instructor-led Classroom / Live Online courses give you the flexibility of attending a classroom course, either in person or by joining the classroom course online.
The benefits of learning from anywhere
Choosing an online option means you save on travel, parking, hotels and other fees. Learn and obtain a professional certification from the comfort of your home. Our courses use the latest conferencing technology that is compatible with all devices. Our trainers focus on maximising audience participation and getting the most out of our online attendees. All trainers have been hand-picked for their technical and practical expertise. You have full control over your course booking, meaing you can edit delegate deailts, course dates and any special requirements. Our Classroom / Live Online courses give you the full experience of a classroom course, whether you attend in person or to join the classroom online from your home or office.
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