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What you will learn
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As cybersecurity threats become increasingly frequent and sophisticated, organisations of all stripes require the expertise to remain secure.
This course is ideal for all cybersecurity managers wanting to better understand the cyber-threat landscape and how to protect organisations. Developed with the Academic Centre of Cybersecurity Excellence (ACCSE), this course is closely aligned with industry standards.
Understand how to detect cyber threat actors
Learn about the complex threat landscape and how to profile threat actors, including exploring threat-actor typology; advanced Persistent Threats (APTs); the APT Operational Line framework and phases of sophisticated cyber-actors.
Explore how cybersecurity protects organisations
Learn the role of cybersecurity in protecting information resources in organisations, and what the various cybersecurity requirements are. Explore cybersecurity models and frameworks; cybersecurity properties; cyber strategy objectives for modern organisations, and more.
Identify and perform a cyber threat assessment
Gain the skills to create templates for profiling cyber threat actors and to evaluate whether a template will be effective, given the cybersecurity requirements of organisations.
Who you will learn from
Learn from skilled academic and professional experts who will share invaluable knowledge you can use in your job.
Associate Professor Atif Ahmad
Associate Professor of Computing and Information Systems, and Deputy Director of the Academic Centre of Cybersecurity Excellence (ACCSE)
Atif is a world-leading researcher in the management practice of incident response. He has previously served as a cybersecurity consultant for WorleyParsons, Pinkerton and Sinclair Knight Merz, and is a Certified Protection Professional with the American Society for Industrial Security.
More from this series
Take multiple courses to deepen your knowledge or stack towards a full degree.
The Cybersecurity Management series
Designed to equip you to identify and manage cybersecurity risks, strategically prepare for and respond to threats, and work with key technologies used for defence so you can protect your organisation from cyber threat.
The series also offers a pathway – otherwise known as advanced standing – into the Master of IT Management (Executive). Please see course details for more information.
Explore more from the Cybersecurity Management series:
To take Cybersecurity in Organisations as a stand-alone Melbourne MicroCert, you'll pay the normal course price.
$1190.00 AUD (inc GST)
Please contact Student Support to discuss discounts and payment options for University of Melbourne staff or alumni, or to pay by invoice
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