Cybersecurity Strategy and Risk Management

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The heavy reliance on information and communication technologies has emphasized the necessity for cybersecurity strategies and response mechanisms in organizations. Considering the alarming increase in the number of cyber-attacks and data breaches, organizations must redevelop cybersecurity strategies, attract competent professionals, and preserve their sensitive business and customer data and information so that they do not fall victim to cybercriminals with malicious intents. To respond to this demand for professionals, Wallencore Academy provides a professionally developed online course accredited by The Certification Service of the United Kingdom.

In Wallencore Academy’s CPD certified course Cybersecurity Strategy and Risk Management, the students will enhance their knowledge of cybersecurity strategies, comprehend the various security controls, and develop risk management strategies that will ensure the resilience of organizations in response to the ever-evolving spectrum of cybersecurity. Moreover, the course offers an in-depth analysis of the most prominent mechanisms that cybersecurity managers can influence their organization’s risk management, focusing on actionable techniques and strategies.

Learning Objectives

About This Course

The rapid development of technological tools and solutions has enabled organizations to enhance their capabilities and profitability. Setting aside the considerable amount of benefits, the number of risks and threats have also risen, along with the requirement for professionals who capable of supporting the necessary practices and developing strategies for protecting the digital assets of organizations. Establishing security strategies and mechanisms is crucial in ensuring the proper continuation of business processes and operations, this can be realized through a reliable and effective cybersecurity management system and appropriate resources and professionals to address these issues.

This online course is ideal for IT and cybersecurity entry or mid-level professionals who want to improve their knowledge, understanding, and competencies in the realm of cybersecurity. Additionally, the course aims to develop and enhance the cybersecurity and risk management capabilities of students that would enable them to properly developing cybersecurity strategies and addressing them at an organizational level, as well as implementing the best industrial practices for enhancing their cybersecurity expertise. 

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Module 1: Cybersecurity Fundamentals

The initial module of the course elaborates on the importance of cybersecurity, the strategy and governance mechanisms of cybersecurity, the most common cybersecurity risks and threats, as well as an introduction to the cybersecurity framework that can be utilized by organizations.

Module 2: Cybersecurity Risk Management

The second module of the course concerns the cybersecurity risk management process that is conducted for maintaining the safety of the resources and assets that need to be protected in the cyber environment.

Module 3: Mitigating Cyber Risks and Threats

This module elaborates on the significance of the cloud in cybersecurity; the students will learn about handling risk scenarios, understanding the stages of a cyber-attack, and further describes the importance of developing cybersecurity skills for non-IT professionals.

Module 4: Protecting Your Organization

This module covers the most frequent cyber-attacks, the strategies and techniques for preventing cyber-attacks, the interconnectedness of organizational culture and cybersecurity, as well as the benefits of training and development programs.

Module 5: Cybersecurity Response and Recovery

This module elaborates on the critical aspect of managing incidents, the process of disclosure management, continuing with the development of incident response plans, as well as the importance of ensuring business continuance in the current dynamic environment.

Module 6: Emerging Trends in Cybersecurity

The final module initiates with the fundamentals of cloud computing, continues with the elaboration on the development of artificial intelligence, the current rising trend of remote working and its cybersecurity implications, as well as the future trends in cybersecurity that competent professionals must be aware of.

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Complete the final quiz

Each course is evaluated using a multiple-choice questionnaire. These quizzes have several options and you must choose the correct one. You must answer 60% of the questions correctly to pass the course and obtain your certificate. If you don't pass the first time, it's not a problem. You can try the test as many times as you like until you pass, so there is no reason to worry.

Get your certificate

Once you have completed the course, you will be able to download the certificate. It will also be available in your account each time you log in. Your certificate includes the course you took, your name, the completion date, and a verification number that can be used by future employers to verify that you have successfully completed the course.

Is there a quiz at the end of the course?

Once you have completed all the course content, there is a multiple-choice quiz. The questions will cover a series of topics from the modules. The quiz, like the course, is online and can be taken at the time and place of your choice.

What if I don't pass the quiz?

If you do not pass the quiz the first time, you will have other opportunities to retake it after further study. There is no limit to the number of times you can take the quiz. All retakes are included in the course fee.

Course Certificate: At the end of the course, you will receive a CPD-accredited Certificate displaying your full name, the course you took, the completion date, and the unique ID of your certificate. You can print it or save it digitally to showcase your success.

When will I receive my certificate? Once you have completed the test you can download/print your certificate any time you need it.

The main benefits of CPD Accreditation are as follows:

1. Keeping skills up-to-date.

2. Maintaining professional standards.

3. Building confidence.

4. Enhancing career advancement.

5. Improving job satisfaction.

6. Meeting regulatory and legislative requirements.

7. Improving commitment to the workplace.

Course Access: Lifetime

Cost(s) of assessment and certification: All costs included in the course price.

Recognized CPD certification: Fully recognized CPD certification.

Entry requirements: No entry restrictions

Compatibility: All major browsers/ devices.

Download and print: Print off a copy immediately once you finish.

Unique ID included: Unique ID number that can be verified by employers.

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