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Cyber Security Risk and Strategy, Short Course

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    Application Deadline
  • 42 days
University rank #238 (QS) Online
Cyber security is everyone’s responsibility. Prevent attacks, mitigate risk, and get up to speed with best practice cyber governance with this Cyber Security Risk and Strategy course from RMIT University.
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Why learn Cyber Security Risk and Strategy?

You might have heard it before: cyber security is everyone’s responsibility. According to the Australian government, cyber attacks cost Australian individuals and businesses $29 billion in 2019. You really don’t want to be part of that statistic. There’s never been a more crucial time to upskill in cyber security.

How does it work

This is one of the few courses that tackles cyber crime from a strategic perspective. There’s no technical or IT knowledge required. You will be working on how to prepare a cyber security strategy, how to champion and own it and how to communicate this back to your business. 

We have built this course from RMIT University in collaboration with leading cyber security experts from Palo Alto Networks and NAB. It runs entirely online and over six weeks so you can fit it in and around your work and life schedule.

Skills learned

Risk mitigation strategies, NIST CSF, measuring cyber crime impact, regulatory frameworks, cyber attack life cycle, risk management frameworks, incident response planning, managing disclosure, security engineering, cloud security and basic security training, stakeholder management. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 42 days
    • Intensity 5 hrs/week
    • Duration description

      6 weeks (5-8 hours per week).

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Cyber Security Strategy 
  • Managing risk 
  • Preventing cyber attacks 
  • Protecting your business
  • Response and recovery 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Prerequisites: None

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1600 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1600 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 42 days.
  • National

    1600 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1600 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 42 days.
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