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Graduate Certificate of Cybersecurity Management

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate

  • Duration

    6 months full-time or part-time equivalent

  • Units

    4

  • Start Date

    Mar, Jul, Nov

Overview of the course

Cybersecurity threats are varied and constantly evolving, posing an ongoing challenge for individuals and organisations who need to safeguard their private information and data. As a result there is a growing need for accomplished managers who are able to plan and implement preventative cybersecurity measures to protect against cyberattacks.

Studying a Graduate Certificate of Cybersecurity Management is an ideal first step towards developing expert knowledge in the field of cybersecurity from a management perspective. As one of the only Australian courses that focuses on cybersecurity management in an operational context, graduates will stand out with their sophisticated knowledge of cybersecurity threats combined with effective managerial methodologies.

For students who wish to study further, the Graduate Certificate can lead into the Master of Cybersecurity Management, a comprehensive qualification that prepares students to provide effective leadership when managing cybersecurity risk through the implementation of far-reaching mitigation strategies.

What are the entry criteria?

You can gain entry into the Graduate Certificate of Cybersecurity Management in the following ways:

A recognised bachelor degree as well as three years of managerial work experience

OR

Five years managerial work experience

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  • Career opportunities
  • Learning outcomes
  • Security Advisor

    Provide security insight and advice in private or public organisations.

  • Information Security Specialist

    Analyse existing security procedures and suggest changes for increased efficiency and security.

  • Cybersecurity Lead

    Ensure that all work completed in IT are assessed in terms of vulnerabilities and exposure to attack.

  • ICT Manager

    Coordinate computer and telecommunication systems within organisations.

  • Cybersecurity in Organisations

    Examine the cybersecurity in an organisational context

  • Cybersecurity Issues

    Examine social, technical, legal and ethical issues in the exploitation of technology

  • Research

    Review and evaluate emerging topics with cybersecurity management

  • Communication

    Communicate proficiently to a number of audiences to be an effective leader

  • Risk Management

    Apply management concepts to manage risks and mitigation strategies

  • Problem Solving

    Examine unfamiliar cybersecurity scenarios and propose innovative solutions

Why study with Swinburne Online?

  • Internationally recognised qualification

  • Ranked among the top 3% worldwide

  • Learn from industry professionals

  • Graduate with an industry standard qualification

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