Cyber Security and Executive Strategy

XACS302

Stanford School of Engineering

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Description

Open any news site and you’re bound to find a recent story about a devastating cyber security attack.  However, since many senior level managers do not understand the technical aspects of cyber security, they often allocate an insufficient amount of resources necessary to mitigate risk.

In this course, you’ll learn how to explain to all levels of management, including both technical and non-technical executive leadership, why cyber security must be a priority. You’ll learn how to educate and influence senior management so that security and risk mitigation becomes a primary component of corporate strategy.

What you will learn

  • Important Questions and Principles for Board Engagement
  • Black-Box and White-Box Security Assessments and Metrics
  • Prioritization of Vulnerabilities
  • Breach Preparation
  • Risk Assessments
  • Cyber Insurance

Exclusive Interviews

  • David Cowan, Co-Founder, VeriSign
  • Hilary Schneider, Former CEO and President, LifeLock
  • Michael Duff, Chief Information Security Officer, Stanford University
  • Mukul Khullar, Staff Information Security Engineer, LinkedIn

This course is approximately 6.5 hours of video content with 1.5 hours of coursework.

Instructor(s)

Tuition

  • $495 per online course
  • $75 one-time document fee

Continuing Education Units

By completing this course, you’ll earn 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU). CEUs cannot be applied toward any Stanford degree. CEU transferability is subject to the receiving institution’s policies.

Record of Completion

When you complete each course, you’ll receive an email with a link to download your Record of Completion. This email will be sent to the address you provide in your mystanfordconnection within 3 business days of course completion.

Questions

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Notes

Course Access
60 day access to the online course starts upon payment. 

Course Materials
Course materials are available for download from the online videos page. All materials are available for printing and review upon enrollment.

Final Exam
Online participants are asked to complete a final exam at the end of each course to maintain the integrity of the program. A score of 85% must be achieved to successfully pass the exam. A digital record of completion will be emailed to participants when they pass the exam.

Course Evaluation
It is required that participants complete the course evaluation once they have passed the final exam.

This course may not currently be available to learners in some states and territories.