Cybersecurity Governance for the Board of Directors, Certificate | Online (optional) | Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) | Boston, United States
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Cybersecurity Governance for the Board of Directors

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About

The Cybersecurity Governance for the Board of Directors course offered by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) explains the varying cybersecurity frameworks and regulatory requirements (“best practices”) for managing cybersecurity-related risk separate from the specialized IT infrastructure typically associated with this topic.

Overview

What you will study

Created, designed, and developed by experts in cybersecurity, data privacy, and corporate policy and governance from the MIT Sloan School of Management, the Cybersecurity Governance for the Board of Directors course offered by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) provides a holistic, enterprise approach to cybersecurity and data privacy. Course faculty are colleagues at Cybersecurity at MIT Sloan (CAMS) research consortium, the only research group in the world that focuses entirely on the managerial side of cybersecurity. Topics covered include governance, protection and response, law and regulations, security strategy and culture.

The goal of this course is to assist board members, C-suite leaders, and other senior executives in quickly gathering essential language and perspectives for cybersecurity strategy and risk management to better carry out their oversight and leadership responsibilities.

Programme Structure

The program focuses on:

  • The role of the board as it relates to cybersecurity and breach planning, response, and management
  • The importance of building a corporate culture of cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity's role in data protection and privacy concerns
  • The primary cybersecurity regulations and how they impact companies across different industries
  • Evolving cyber vulnerabilities such as human engineering and supply chain cyber risks

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 2 days
  • Part-time
    • 3 days
    • 4 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We accept enrollments until the offering reaches capacity, at which point we will maintain a waitlist. 

Language

English

Credits

2 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is designed specifically for board members and senior leaders of companies who understand the importance of upskilling the boardroom to reflect the patterns of the marketplace and serve the needs of their organization in a time of escalating cybercrime. 
  • We highly recommend sending multiple individuals from your organization and board so that the individuals can develop a shared language and understanding of the digital concepts.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4700 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4700 USD for the full programme during 2 days.
  • National

    4700 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4700 USD for the full programme during 2 days.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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