Information Security for Executives

Information and information technology systems are critical to business success, and an effective approach to information security is key. However, organisations globally face significant challenges implementing and maintaining the right approach to security, and we are seeing almost weekly news of big business suffering security breaches. Executives and Directors are becoming increasingly aware that they have a key role in ensuring an appropriate information security framework is in place. This helps ensure alignment with business goals and objectives, and is essential for prevention, detection and response to incidents. This half-day workshop provides introductory and practical coverage of information security for business executives. Using relevant scenarios and case studies, the workshop will help Executives respond to the security challenges they face and understand their role in the information security framework.

Course syllabus:

  1. Overview of Information Security

  2. Today's Information Security Challenges

  3. Introduction to Risk Management

  4. Implementing an effective Information Security Framework