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Online Course: Cybersecurity Governance



Online Course: Cybersecurity Governance

Friday, September 4, 2020, 10:00 AM - Monday, October 19, 2020, 11:59 PM EDT

Online Course

Presented By

The New York Academy of Sciences


This non-technical cybersecurity course is aimed at professionals who work at all levels of an organization and want to gain knowledge and competencies in cybersecurity policy and governance. This course covers the basics of cybersecurity including cyberattacks, breaches, and cybercrimes. Students will explore topics such as the threat landscape, identifying who the bad actors are, and why different organization archetypes are prime targets. There will be an emphasis on the governance aspect of cybersecurity which includes preparedness and response lifecycle. A number of case studies will be presented to illuminate real-life examples of cybersecurity incidents with reinforcement of why cybersecurity education and awareness is so important. A reoccurring theme of this course is that cybersecurity awareness is everyone's responsibility especially along the entire value chain.

For week 1 through 7:

Week 1: Cybersecurity and the Internet
Week 2: Cybercrime: Threats and Consequences for Organizations
Week 3: Cybercrime: Regional and International Legislation
Week 4: Test and case studies
Week 5: Cybersecurity Governance Essentials
Week 6: Cybercrime: Cybersecurity Ethics
Week 7: Final test and case studies

Cybersecurity Promo

Course Requirements

Access to a computer with a high-speed internet connection (8 Mbps or better). You can check your internet speed here. We also recommend using a mouse, but this is not required.

Upon completion

  • Qualify for cybersecurity insurance discounts through major cybersecurity insurance providers once your organization undergoes this training!
  • Meet Canadian, US and UK/European cybersecurity training requirements upon completion of all micro-courses.
  • Qualify for Continuing Education hours depending on your professional designation (Centennial College is an approved HIMSS education partner)

Earn a digital badge (for each micro-course) from Centennial College and xahive, and share your achievement on LinkedIn!

Cancellation Policy

Participants that have registered for Cybersecurity and Governance who notify at least 7 days before a session start date may receive a full credit towards a future program, or a refund of their tuition less a $15 administrative service charge per course. Registrants failing to attend a program for which they are registered, as well as those who notify of their cancellation less than 7 days of the program start, will be assessed the full program fee. Please note that at any time before a course closes, a colleague can be substituted in the registrant's place.


Nonmember Student, Undergrad, Grad, Fellow
Member Student, Post-Doc, Fellow


Sem Ponnambalam
Sem Ponnambalam

President, XAHIVE

Kevin Deveau
Kevin Deveau

Chair, Distance and Online Learning, Centenial College