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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 cybersecurity managers wanting to gain the skills to better understand risk and policy to ensure their organisations are protected from cyber threat.

Developed with the Academic Centre of Cybersecurity Excellence (ACCSE), this course is aligned with industry standards.

Explore key risk management practices

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the security of risk management. Explore key aspects of processes that identify, assess and evaluate risk and deficiencies.

Review and manage cybersecurity policy

Consider the role and function of cybersecurity policy within organisations. Examine the motivating factors for retaining cybersecurity policy and how to ensure policies are high-quality and effective.

Explore how to run an effective SETA campaign

Examine the principles of (Cyber)security education, training and awareness (SETA). Explore the distinctions between each element and the steps needed to develop and implement a successful SETA campaign.

Recommend change for an organisation

Drawing on your new knowledge, you'll undertake a case analysis of an organisation, examining risk, policy and SETA practices, and recommend how these can be enhanced.

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 Management Practices 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 Management Practices, 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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