This program will be highly interactive and include structured discussions, simulations, as well as cases and applied exercises. From this, participants will gain the following benefits:

  • Understand the cyber threats facing individuals and organizations.
  • Develop an understanding of the measure necessary to protect individuals and organizations from cybercrimes.
  • Develop the knowledge to adequately oversee cyber-risk in organizations.
  • Participate in cyber-breach simulations in order to obtain an understanding of how cyber-incidents evolve
  • Understand the global regulatory environment related to data protection and privacy.
  • Acquire an understanding of relevant data privacy legislation (GDPR, PIPEDA, CCPA).
  • Develop the knowledge to effectively oversee data protection in organizations.
  • Develop a robust risk assessment analysis for major IT projects and understand how to manage and mitigate risks at the board level.
  • Learn to spot early signals of an emerging crisis, understand how a social reputation crisis can unfold, and design a process to anticipate and build the appropriate social communication channels with your stakeholders.
  • Develop a solid governance of your organization’s roadmap to new technologies ( IoT, AI, blockchain, etc.).
  • Dissect how boards have stepped in - or caved in - when technology choices have negatively impacted a company’s reputation and/or value creation.
  • Understand the increased pressure boards face to ask the right questions and proactively monitor/mitigate risks.