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 sources, nature, and extent of both insider and outsider cyber threats facing organizations and individuals.
  • Accordingly, develop the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively oversee cyber-resilience in their organization, including cybersecurity audits, cyber insurance, monitoring and testing, and emerging technologies like AI.
  • Understand the evolving nature of the regulatory environment, and the growing need for data privacy, including the GDPR, PIPEDA and CCPA.
  • Develop the knowledge and skills to adequately protect themselves, as individuals, from identity theft, spoofing, and other cybercrimes, including an overview of common protection tools and techniques.
  • 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.