Cyber Risk Management for Decision Makers

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Cyber Risk Management for Decision Makers

Course Description

Cyber and non-cyber professionals face challenges in effectively protecting their organizations from ever-evolving cyber threats. You’ll be taught how to identify cyber risks, map their impact across an organization, prioritize concerns, and identify actionable mitigation strategies using hands-on labs and case studies. Decision makers will gain a vital understanding of what it takes to protect an organization's resources from cyberattacks.

Course Content


  •    Enterprise risk    
  •    Confidentiality, integrity, and availability risks    
  •    Using business or mission objectives to inform decision-making processes    


  •    Costs of vulnerabilities and downstream impacts    
  •    Case studies    
  •    Cyber exploitation life cycle    


  •    National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework (CSF)    
  •    NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF)    


  •    Cybersecurity terminology familiarity    
  •    Avoidance of bottom-up decision-making    
  •    Positioning selected defensive and preventative technologies    
  •    Cybersecurity expenditures justification    
  •    Human factors    


  •    Asset management    
  •    Leveraging threat intelligence    
  •    Determining when to eliminate, mitigate or tolerate vulnerabilities    

Session Details

  • Special Discounts: Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) employees are eligible to receive a discount.  If you are a GTRI employee, please go to the Organizational Development website and look for the coupon code under GT Professional Development. Review coupon instructions for more information.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for executives, program managers, IT managers, customer care managers, field managers, and other professionals interested in reducing cyber incidents and minimizing their impact.

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What You Will Learn

  • Risk-centric approach to cybersecurity
  • The cyber threat
  • Cyber risk assessment frameworks
  • How to overcome decision maker challenges
  • Threat and vulnerability management
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How You Will Benefit

  • Identify common risks prevalent in organizations.
  • Gain a high-level overview of cybersecurity concepts, laying the baseline for understanding their impact on a variety of organizational roles.
  • Correlate high-level security concepts to risks associated with people, processes, and technology.
  • Examine how to conduct cyber risk assessments.
  • Prioritize mitigations for identified risks.
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The course schedule was well-structured with a mix of lectures, class discussions, and hands-on exercises led by knowledgeable and engaging instructors.

- Abe Kani


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