Oxford Cyber Security for Business Leaders

Online Cyber Security Programme brought to you by Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

 

Course starts:

27 January 2021


Length:

6 weeks


Registration closes:

27 January 2021


Effort:

7-10 hours per week, self-paced online learning


Price:

£2,350


Certificate issued by:

Saïd Business School, University of Oxford


Language:

English

Course starts: 27 January 2021

Length: 6 weeks

Registration closes: 27 January 2021

Effort: 7-10 hours per week, Self-Paced Online Learning

Price: £2,650

Certificate issued by: Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Language: English

Why study cyber security?


The Oxford Cyber Security for Business Leaders Programme prepares leaders from all industries for the increasingly complex future of cyber security. Participants will gain a full understanding of the challenges and potential of cyber, along with the frameworks and vocabulary enabling them to make strategic decisions to help secure their organisation’s cyber-resilient future.

Who is this for?


You will benefit from the programme if you:

 

  • Are an entrepreneur, business leader, or executive wanting to gain strategic insight and actionable knowledge to create new ventures or develop business strategies for cyber
  • Are intellectually curious and motivated and in the midst of, or aspiring towards, a career transition or looking for future-fit skills in cyber security
  • Want to learn alongside, and build a network with, fellow participants, ranging from mid-senior to C-level executives
  • Interact with consumer data, and/or are responsible for compliance and data privacy regulations

Programme content


Over six modules, the programme explores cyber security from the basics of cyber hygiene to advanced and adjacent topics.

 

MODULE 1 - Cyber Foundations I
Examine current cyber trends and learn the basics of keeping your business safe in the digital world.

 

MODULE 2 - Cyber Foundations II
Build skills to reimagine your business in a rapidly changing world. Gain an understanding of core cyber concepts such as identity, verification, access, biometrics, and more.

 

MODULE 3 - Advanced Cyber Concepts
Dive deeper into the challenging issues of digital privacy, data governance, and the self-sovereignty of data. Shift your mindset towards a cyber future.

 

MODULE 4 - Responsible Innovation I: Self-Sovereignty and Identity
Confront cyber issues with complex technical and social implications, such as net neutrality, cyber inclusion, digital identity, and AI.

 

MODULE 5 - Responsible Innovation II: Cyber Ethics and Impact
Explore the ethical dimensions of the new cyber world, and how to innovate responsibly for the benefit of all. Exercise persuasive skills to position your cyber venture for future impact.

 

MODULE 6 - Cyber Opportunity
Complete the programme to create a safer, fairer, and more profitable cyber future.

What you will gain


Upon successful completion of the programme, you’ll:

 

  • Learn the necessary skills required to create a cyber resilient business model that builds trust in the system
  • Gain knowledge of recent and on-going changes in multiple domains within cyber security
  • Access a network of world-class academics, industry experts, and peers to collaborate and develop ideas
  • Gain access to a global network of e-lumni, and benefits unique to members of the Oxford Saïd online programmes community
  • Be awarded a certificate of attendance from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

"How can disruptive technologies like AI, biometrics, big data, and blockchain establish themselves positively? Along the way, what can be done to ensure that we carry consumers with us on our journey and advance trust in innovation? We need to address not only the risks, but also the potential for good."


David Shrier, Programme Director, Oxford Cyber Security for Business Leaders Programme

Who You'll Learn From

Our programme faculty brings together thought leaders from the University of Oxford with industry experts and successful entrepreneurs, to facilitate the rapid application of theory to practice.

David Shrier

Programme Director, Oxford Fintech
Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

David Shrier is a globally recognized authority on financial innovation, and has dual academic appointments at MIT and Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. In addition to Oxford Cyber Security for Business Leaders, he created and leads the Oxford Fintech and Oxford Blockchain Strategy programmes. David advises corporations and governments on innovation and applications of technologies such as AI, blockchain, big data, and cyber security systems. His books include New Solutions for Cybersecurity, Trusted Data, and Basic Blockchain.

Programme Instructor
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Who you will learn from


Our programme faculty brings together thought leaders from the University of Oxford with industry experts, to facilitate the rapid application of theory to practice.

Your programme director


David Shrier
Associate Fellow,Saïd Business School,University of Oxford

David Shrier is a globally recognised authority on technology-driven innovation, a corporate innovator, and author. At Saïd Business School he is part of the Oxford Future of Finance and Technology Initiative, and has been integral to the development and leadership of online programmes addressing the opportunities and challenges around fintech, blockchain and cyber security.

Your programme instructors


Guest experts


Ajay Bhalla

President, Cyber & Intelligence Solutions, Mastercard Executive in Residence,
Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Koral Anderson
Group Chief Security Officer, Deutsche Bank

Tal Bar Or

Founding partner and CEO of OCTOPUS

Henri Arslanian
Global Crypto Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers

A Certificate from a Top-Tier University

Upon successful completion of the course, you will earn a certificate from the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.

What our learners say


The story telling components of the program are things I can put to use right away. ”

- Mark Weisman, SVP, Cyber and Product Intelligence, Mastercard

A good balance of technical capability as to the risk and opportunity of technology. ”

- Paul Trueman, SVP, Product Advancement, Mastercard

A mandatory curriculum for any business leaders making technological decisions. ”

- Jiri Kram, CTO, Vokl Corporation

The concepts around challenging the mindset made this an informative eye-opening learning journey. ”

- Bal Heire, Head of IT Operations, JTL

Our group collaboration was superb and in many ways extremely enjoyable. ”

- Adrian Amer, Barrister-at-Law

The programme was of significant value as we have been faced with many of the challenges addressed. ”

- Dylan Waddle, COO, M3t Financial Services

The programme structure was excellent, and facilitated engagement with other students. ”

- Adi Ben-Ari, Founder & CEO, Applied Blockchain

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