Center for Global Affairs

Cyber Leadership, Risk Oversight and Resilience

This course provides both a big picture strategic overview and an in-depth tactical understanding of what every type of organization ¿ business, nonprofit, government, international agency or university ¿ and their leaders and managers need to do to build internal governance, culture, risk, business continuity and crisis and reputation management for organizational resilience, mission assurance and stakeholder protection and value creation in this era of cyber-uncertainty, insecurity and opportunity. Key interconnected themes examined include the role of governance (the board of directors) in cyber-risk oversight, the role of leadership (the CEO and executive management) in proactive cyber-security management, the roles and responsibilities of key experts (legal, risk, finance, compliance, audit, public relations/communications, strategy, technology, security, human resources) and the criticality of inter-disciplinary and public/private collaboration.
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Associated Degrees