Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting information, systems, networks, and programs from attack, damage, or unauthorized access. Cybersecurity is an important part of nearly every aspect of business decision-making, from due diligence in mergers and acquisitions to supply chain security and enterprise risk management. Managers who understand the multifaceted cyber threats and what they can do to mitigate the risk are at a competitive advantage.
The IU Online Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management is designed to meet the needs of early- and mid-career professionals who want to set themselves apart with a grounding in cybersecurity risk management best practices. This program affords a broad focus in cybersecurity management encompassing cybersecurity literacy, IT risk management, and global cybersecurity law and policy.
As a student in the program, you explore cybersecurity best practices to help identify and mitigate multifaceted cyber threats. You learn to apply IT risk management strategies to an array of business situations, understand cyber laws and policies in the US and other leading economies, and understand privacy and Internet governance.Your IU Online Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management prepares you for such careers as:
- Cybersecurity specialist
- Security management specialist
- Information security analyst
- Computer and information systems manager
- Security engineer
- Vulnerability assessor
- Security software developer
- Privacy specialist
- Performance analyst
- IT specialist
To earn the Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management, you must complete 12 credit hours.Requirements are broken down as follows:
- Cybersecurity management core courses (9 credit hours)
- Cybersecurity elective course (3 credit hours)