Focal Point Executive Series: Intro to Cyber Risk Management

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A one-day, seminar-style program that covers the cyber fundamentals you need to operate your business securely, embrace disruption safely, and effectively communicate cyber risks within your organization. Designed with busy executives in mind, this program dissects the most important issues in cyber risk management and arms attendees with the tools needed to engage in strategic cyber conversations at the executive level.

More information on this course can be found at https://focal-point.com/executive-cyber-training

Brief Course Outline

Session 1: Navigating the Threat Landscape

Analyze today’s biggest threats, the attackers behind them, and the threats that will dominate headlines tomorrow. Learn real-world threat models and techniques for threat mitigation.

Session 2: Managing Cyber Risk

Dive into the fundamentals of cyber risk management. Learn key metrics for measuring cyber risk, the cycles of risk management, and the techniques for overcoming the latest challenges in cyber risk management.

Session 3: Accelerating your Cyber Strategy

Uncover the secrets of an effective cyber security strategy, and how to lead the charge at your company. Go behind the scenes of the most effective security teams, and explore their makeup, fit within the organization, and approach to compliance and governance.

Session 4: Practicing Good Cyber Hygiene

Learn the most frequent cyber mistakes made by executives, and take home better cyber habits in this hands-on, practical session.

What's Included

  • Full day of expert-led instruction
  • 6 CEU/CPE/CE credits
  • Certificate of completion
  • Take-home materials
  • Complimentary drinks and light snacks are available throughout the day

Group Sales

Discounts are available for groups of 5 or more. To inquire about group pricing, please email info@focal-point.com.

About the Instructors

Mike Wright is a security engineer with nearly 20 years of experience in designing, deploying, testing, and maintaining secure information and network systems. Mr. Wright formerly worked with The Boeing Company, where he developed the company’s first comprehensive information security training program and lead it for over 10 years.

Stuart McLeod is a cyber security professional with over 32 years of experience. In recent years, he has developed and delivered a variety of hands-on IT and cyber security courses, providing training for dozens of Fortune 500 companies and government agencies. Mr. McLeod has founded and sold two technology startups and is an angel investor in several others.

Belton C. Myers is a security instructor and consultant with more than 20 years of experience developing and supporting technical training systems for security and network management. Mr. Myers has taught many hands-on courses on a variety of security topics, and was recognized by Global Knowledge with the Top Instructor award for excellence in teaching their TCP/IP course line. In his two decades as a security professional, he has served large companies in the private sector as well as the US military and Department of Defense.

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