Cybersecurity: Developing a Program for Your Business Specialization

Starts Dec 25

Cybersecurity: Developing a Program for Your Business Specialization

Cybersecurity: Developing a Program for Your Business Specialization

Master the Fundamentals of Cybersecurity. Learn to assess cyber threats and protect business information assets.

About This Specialization

Cybersecurity is an essential business skill for the evolving workplace. For-profit companies, government agencies, and not-for-profit organizations all need technologically proficient, business-savvy information technology security professionals. In this Specialization, you will learn about a variety of processes for protecting business assets through policy, education and training, and technology best practices. You’ll develop an awareness of the risks and cyber threats or attacks associated with modern information usage, and explore key technical and managerial topics required for a balanced approach to information protection. Topics will include mobility, the Internet of Things, the human factor, governance and management practices.

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courses
4 courses

Follow the suggested order or choose your own.

projects
Projects

Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.

certificates
Certificates

Highlight your new skills on your resume or LinkedIn.

Courses
Beginner Specialization.
No prior experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Cybersecurity and Mobility

    Upcoming session: Dec 25
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    This course is for you if you are interested in transitioning toward a managerial role in cybersecurity and mobility. Through interviews with industry experts in this area, you will be able to analyze innovations powering the rapid spread of inf
  2. COURSE 2

    Cybersecurity and the Internet of Things

    Upcoming session: Dec 18
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Welcome! You may have heard about the Internet of Things (IoT). But you may also have wondered about what it is. Or for that matter, what does it mean to you or an organization. This course is for you if you are curious about the most recent tr
  3. COURSE 3

    Cybersecurity and the X-Factor

    Upcoming session: Dec 25
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 3-4 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    What is the X-Factor? In Cybersecurity, the X-Factor related to unknown and unpredictable human behavior within and outside of your organization. “No one really knows why humans do what they do”, (David K. Reynolds), and because
  4. COURSE 4

    The Business of Cybersecurity Capstone

    Upcoming session: Jan 29
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Capstone Project

    This course intends to make the student familiar with information security management. When you have finished with this course you will know more about: • Governance: including the mission, roles and responsibilities of the InfoSec governance f

Creators

  • University System of Georgia

    Kennesaw State University is a national leader in information security education and home of the Southeast regional cyberdefense competition. The NSA recognized the information security program as a center of academic excellence for security education. The NSA and Department of Homeland Security designated KSU a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Education with focus in Security Policy Development and Compliance and Systems Security Administration.

    The University System of Georgia is composed of 28 higher education institutions including 4 research universities, 2 regional universities, 12 state universities, 13 state colleges and the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography. The Georgia Public Library System, encompassing 61 library systems throughout Georgia, is also part of the University System.

  • Dr. Traci Carte

    Dr. Traci Carte

    Associate Professor Chair, Information Systems
  • Herbert J. Mattord, Ph.D., CISM, CISSP, CDP

    Herbert J. Mattord, Ph.D., CISM, CISSP, CDP

    Associate Professor in Information Security and Assurance
  • Michael Whitman, Ph.D., CISM, CISSP

    Michael Whitman, Ph.D., CISM, CISSP

    Professor of Information Security
  • Dr. Humayun Zafar

    Dr. Humayun Zafar

    Associate Professor of Information Security and Assurance
  • Mr. Andy Green

    Mr. Andy Green

    Lecturer of Information Security and Assurance

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