Cyber-attacks and data breaches are more prevalent than ever before. Even over the last year, several high-profile data breaches have occurred. With ever-evolving threat actors and tightening regulations, a good cyber defence strategy is crucial to helping prevent and minimising the risk and impact of a cyber-attack.
Module 1: Introduction and Identifying Cyber Risk
Module 2: Administrative and Technical Controls
Module 3: Administrative and Technical Controls (cont.)
Module 4: Implementation, Budgets, Funding, and ROI
Who will present the webinars?
Dr. Georg Thomas, CCISO, CDPSE, CISSP, CISM, GRCA, GRCP ISO27001 Lead Auditor and Implementer, MACS Snr. CP (Cyber Security) is an information security and cyber risk expert with over 20 years of industry experience. He is currently a Head of Data and Cyber Governance at Vicinity specialising in risk management, data protection and privacy and has held several senior roles in Australia and the United States.
Georg holds a Doctor of Information Technology, Master of Management (Information Technology) and Bachelor of Information Technology (System Administration) from Charles Sturt University and a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education (Teaching & Learning) from Deakin. He is a member of the Ethics Committee on the Australian Computer Society (ACS) Profession Advisory Board and is a three-time Microsoft MVP award recipient.
Georg is an Adjunct Lecturer at Charles Sturt University since 2019, teaching subjects in the IT Masters programs.
What is the aim of this short course?
The aim of the short course is to give you a ‘taster’ of what it is like to undertake postgraduate study via online learning with Charles Sturt University. The short course is based on some of the content of ITE534 but also includes elements of other subjects.
What is included?
In addition to the weekly hour-long interactive webinars, you will be provided with suggested reading materials, audio lectures, an active discussion forum, and a weekly activity to complete.
Is there a final exam?
Yes — the short course exam will be a timed, open-book exam that you will sit at your computer.
Do I get a completion certificate if I complete the course?
Yes — provided you receive a pass mark (50% or over) for the exam.
Will the course qualify me for university credit?
Yes — successful completion of three or more of our short courses will qualify you for one credit for an industry elective subject in our postgraduate courses. Click here for further details.
Will I need to purchase any study materials to complete the course?
No — all essential materials will be supplied.
Will the webinars be recorded?
Yes — all webinars are recorded and you will be able to access them, and all other free course materials, by registering for the course.