Melbourne Business School Short Courses Cyber Leadership Program

Cyber Leadership Program

An evidence-based cyber leadership intensive, presented with Tesserent and the University of Melbourne.

16 November 2021
1,500

The Challenge

A key challenge for leaders is navigating cybersecurity in an uncertain, complex, and evolving threat landscape.

A key challenge for leaders is navigating cybersecurity in an uncertain, complex, and evolving threat landscape.

Increasingly, CEOs and CIOs focus on cybersecurity against a backdrop of new ways of working, digital transformation, and information systems management

The Program

Our Cyber Leadership Program draws on leadership, strategy and data analytics insights to explore the cyber ecosystem, and supports leaders to reconceptualise the cyber problem.

Our Cyber Leadership Program draws on leadership, strategy and data analytics insights to explore the cyber ecosystem, and supports leaders to reconceptualise the cyber problem.

The program is shaped by industry voices and features practical components to help leaders proactively identify the extent of their business’s cyber resilience based on, and aligned to, their business strategy.

The Expertise

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Melbourne Business School

Australia’s leading provider of business education and insight
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Tesserent

Australia’s leading end-to-end cybersecurity provider to empower leaders to navigate
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University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne's School of Computing and Information Systems

The Insights

Data Leadership

Cyber Leadership

 

Organisational Context

 

Management Practice

 

Threat Landscape

 

Strategy and Governance

 

Subjects

Part 1 (AM) - Setting the Scene

A strategic leadership approach

Assoc. Prof. Jen Overbeck will explore the twin challenges of maintaining rigorous security while moving forward with boldness – and the patterns that push peaders too far one way and how they can find the right balance.

A cyber leadership approach

Tessernet’s Michael McKinnon will share first-hand stories that highlight management challenges and the impact of real-world cyber incidents.

Panel discussion

Distinguished Chief Info Security Officers, cyber experts and thought leaders will explore how leaders are responding to cybersecurity challenges impacting their businesses.

Part 2 (PM) - Framing the Cyber Problem

Cybersecurity in practice

  • Understanding organisational context
  • Management practices
  • Understanding the threat landscape
  • Strategy and governance
Assoc. Prof Atif Ahmad will draw on his extensive research and consulting experience to explore these themes to provide insights into practice and context.

Applied case study

This case study of best practices describes how a leading Australian financial organisation, an exemplar of cybersecurity, prevents, detects and responds to advanced cyber attacks.

Facilitators

Jen Overbeck

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MANAGEMENT

With a PhD in social psychology, Jennifer specialises in organisational behaviour, negotiation and people management, and conducts research into the ways in which power is used in the workplace.

Atif Ahmad

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS

As Deputy Director of the Academic Centre of Cyber Security Excellence at the University of Melbourne, Atif leads a unique team of experts drawn from information systems, business administration, security intelligence and information warfare.

Michael McKinnon

CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

Michael is a strategic and innovative information security leader and CIO of Tesserent. He has a focus on technology selection, implementation, measurement and optimisation, applied to environments that demand proven and tangible cyber resilience.

Upcoming Sessions

The Cyber Leadership Program is an immersive and in-person experience at MBS’s Carlton Campus.

Read our full terms and conditions and other frequently asked questions for more information.

 

16 Nov Carlton
1 day
$1,500 AUD
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Program Enquiry

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