University System of Georgia
Managing Cybersecurity Specialization
University System of Georgia

Managing Cybersecurity Specialization

Managing Cybersecurity. Mastering the basics of managing cybersecurity in organizations

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Herbert J. Mattord, Ph.D., CISM, CISSP, CDP
Michael Whitman, Ph.D., CISM, CISSP

Instructors: Herbert J. Mattord, Ph.D., CISM, CISSP, CDP

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What you'll learn

  • Understand that cybersecurity is a managerial problem.

  • Identify and manage risks to information assets within organizations.

  • Develop cybersecurity policies and plans for organizations.

  • Explain the integration of cybersecurity into all aspects of a business’s operations and use of information assets.

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Specialization - 5 course series

The Foundations of Cybersecurity

Course 18 hours4.8 (605 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Define key concepts and terminology in Cybersecurity

  • Describe key threats to cybersecurity

  • Define strategies to identify and remediate vulnerabilities in information assets

  • Give examples of the systemic components (including personnel) necessary for an effective cybersecurity program

Skills you'll gain

Category: Cybersecurity planning
Category: Risk identification
Category: Risk treatment
Category: Cybersecurity performance measurement

The GRC Approach to Managing Cybersecurity

Course 210 hours4.8 (274 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Identify the importance and functions of Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance in Cybersecurity program management.

  • Describe best practices in risk management including the domains of risk assessment and risk treatment.

  • Describe the structure and content of Cybersecurity-related strategy, plans, and planning

  • Identify the key components and methodologies of Cybersecurity policies and policy development

Skills you'll gain

Category: Wireless Security
Category: Intrusion Detection System
Category: Firewall (Computing)
Category: Computer Network

Managing Network Security

Course 315 hours4.8 (205 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Describe the threats to data from information communication technology (ICT)

  • Identify the issues and practices associated with managing network security

  • Identify the practices, tools, and methodologies associated with assessing network security

  • Describe the components of an effective network security program

Skills you'll gain

Category: Business Continuity
Category: Disaster Recovery
Category: Incident response planning

Managing Cybersecurity Incidents and Disasters

Course 414 hours4.8 (212 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Define and describe the components of a cybersecurity contingency planning program

  • Identify the components and structure of an effective cybersecurity incident response program

  • Identify the components and structure of an effective cybersecurity disaster recovery program

  • Define and describe recommended contingency strategies including data backup and recovery and continuity of cybersecurity operations

Skills you'll gain

Category: Risk Management
Category: Contingency Plan
Category: Cybersecurity Staffing
Category: Cybersecurity Governance
Category: Cyber-Security Regulation

Road to the CISO – Culminating Project Course

Course 518 hours5.0 (20 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Identify the career development and path of a Cybersecurity professional from entry-level to CISO

  • Define and describe the role and function of a CISO in planning for cybersecurity

  • Identify the development of a cybersecurity governance program and the role the CISO would play in it

  • Discuss the strategic responsibilities of the CISO in overseeing an organization’s cybersecurity program

Skills you'll gain

Category: Cybersecurity terminology
Category: cybersecurity program elements
Category: Security vulnerabilities and treatments
Category: Threats to cybersecurity

Instructors

Herbert J. Mattord, Ph.D., CISM, CISSP, CDP
University System of Georgia
14 Courses121,489 learners
Michael Whitman, Ph.D., CISM, CISSP
University System of Georgia
14 Courses121,489 learners

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