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What you will learn

Gain contemporary skills and knowledge for your job now.

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.

Explore more from the Cybersecurity Management series:


For individuals

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

For teams

If you have three or more team members who are keen to upskill with Cybersecurity in Organisations, get in touch to discuss pricing. For large groups, we can also deliver and contextualise this course exclusively for your organisation.

Pricing on request


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