So, you’ve decided it’s time to explore executive education. While you may be certain this is the right move, how can you get the necessary support and sign-off from your employer?  The good news is that companies are recoginizing the importance of investing in employee learning and development, with 77% increasing their investment in that area last year.  Here are a few tips for getting company to invest in YOU. 
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Johan Gerber is Executive Vice President of Security and Cyber Innovation at Mastercard. In this role, he oversees Mastercard’s product strategies for cyber security, financial crime, consumers, online credential management, and dispute resolution. His responsibilities include overseeing the operations of both Ethoca and Risk Recon, two wholly owned subsidiaries of Mastercard. As head of Mastercard’s Security Standards group, he is additionally focused on facilitating Mastercard’s best-in-class security framework of standards, policies, and technologies that support EMV, PCI, and other industry initiatives to enable a secure and convenient digital transaction ecosystem.
The 20+ experts who are involved in the Oxford Cybers Futures provide balanced perspectives from both large and small enterprise. From established institutions like Deutsche Bank that use and implement cyber security to innovative startups like DeepView, from the President of Mastercard’s cyber division to the Premier of South Australia, these industry leaders provide a multidimensional view that encompasses commercial and government perspectives alongside academia. 
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The digitisation of the retail industry has transformed consumer experience, business models and supply chains in terms of both sophistication and complexity. According to the UK Office for National Statistics, April 2020 recorded the highest level of retail online sales at 30% of total retail sales, a drastic increase largely accelerated by Covid-19 panic buying. As a percentage of all retail sales, online sales in January and February 2020 were 20% and 18.9% respectively, a meaningful increase compared to 2.8% in November 2006 when the records began. 

The fourth industrial revolution has cemented a path of inconceivable growth and digital transformation for many organisations, however, it has also introduced new and unfamiliar cyber threats, to the extent that it is now widely conceded that cyberattacks are a matter of when, not if. 

The Esme Way has been crafted based on years of work Beth Porter and I have led, to make online learning truly excellent. We are making it systematic, high-impact, and something that a wide range of students and faculty at leading universities can engage with – meaning that we can take it to scale and not sacrifice quality or efficacy.
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Health data has high value and a need for privacy protections, and the current pandemic has seen an increase in cyber attacks on health data repositories and systems. Read more about what Caroline Hargrove, CTO for Babylon Health and Frank Ricotta, CEO of BurstIQ say about how leaders in healthcare should be consider as they review their strategies around cyber security. 
The Oxford Cyber Minute provides daily insight into industry wide trends in cyber security and cyber futures.  Here in Episode 3, Programme Director of the Oxford Cyber Futures Programme, David Shreir, speaks about "Health Data Vulnerabilities under Covid 19". 
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