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Explore the nature of cyber risk, how it can be found and how address it. This course will help you recognise where cyber risks arise and who can be responsible for them. It provides an overview of different cyber security strategies and their practical implementation and advice on how to effectiveness of the existing measures with your IT department. You will also gain guidance on managing risks outside the responsibility of the IT department and how to respond and recover after a cyber security incident.

CPD: 4 hours

Full Programme

Introducing cyber risk

  • What is cyber risk?
  • Who causes the damage?
  • What sort of damage can take place?
  • Why do non-technical managers need to understand cyber risk?

Managing cyber risks

  • How do we understand our cyber risks?
  • What is the best strategic approach?
  • How can we mitigate our cyber risks?
  • What does the holistic approach look like?

System risks

  • What are the information security basics?
  • How do you prepare for an event?
  • How can we manage people using networks?
  • How can we manage social media risk?
  • How should we dispose of data?

Security outside the office

  • How can we protect mobile devices?
  • How can we stay safe on the move?
  • How do we handle BYOD issues?
  • Should we store data in the cloud?

Responding to threats

  • How do we pick the right team?
  • How do we prepare for a cyber incident?
  • How do we respond to a cyber incident?
  • How can we recover and learn?

Course leader

Jeremy Swinfen Green has worked in online marketing, communication and business strategy since 1993.

In 1995 he was appointed the first Digital Media Director by Aegis, the holding company of the Carat media agency group. Subsequent to that he worked as Strategic Operations Director for media owner emap digital, Managing Partner at digital consultancy iLevel Generator, Digital Director at direct response agency MC&C, and Managing Director at the user experience consultancy Amberlight.

He has run Social Media Risk Consulting and its sister agency Mosoco, which provides social media marketing services, since 2013.

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Course price

£75 + VAT (Non-members)

The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland Members and Students get a discount of 10% with the code ICSA101 

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