IT Masters Cybersecurity Management


Companies (big and small) need to address the growing risks presented by an increasingly connected world.

This course is designed to provide a high-level view of the security needs of an organisation and the responsibilities of a cyber security manager. The cyber security manager needs a good understanding of the ever-evolving threat landscape, what’s on the ‘must do’ list and the foundations of an internal cyber security practice.

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Use the form below to enrol in this short course, once submitted you will receive a signup email with login details for our learning site.

Course Schedule


  • Cyber security fundamentals
  • Why do we need cyber security
  • The threat landscape
  • Communication
  • Policies and standards
  • Scanning and testing
  • Code review
  • Log monitoring
  • Incident response and investigation
  • Review and compliance
  • Cyber security strategy
  • Enterprise cyber security architecture
  • Protective controls
  • Detective controls
  • The cyber security program
  • Cyber security governance and management
  • Obtaining and keeping the right staff
  • Managing the cyber security practice
  • The cyber security maturity model
  • Managing the senior leadership team
  • Exam pass mark: 50%
  • Time limit: 1 hour
  • Attempts allowed: One
  • Format: 40 multiple choice questions

Course Information


Who will present the webinars?

This short course was developed by Jeremy Koster. Jeremy has 19 years of experience in IT with over 11 years specialising in information security within large enterprises. Jeremy has a range of security qualifications such as CISM, CISSP, PCIP, GCIH, GPEN, CEH and CHFI. He completed his Masters of Information System Security with Charles Sturt University through the IT Masters program in 2006. He is a CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer and has been lecturing for CSU since 2011.


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.


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.


Are there any pre-requisites for the course?

No, you can sit this short course all by itself.

This course is aimed at students familiar with the importance of business information, with a user-level knowledge of information management. This is a non-technical subject and students do not need a technical data background.


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.


Am I Eligible to Study
a Post Graduate Course?

Industry experience and previous studies all contribute towards your eligibility. You do not necessarily have to have an undergraduate degree to study.