Cyber Security, Business Case Applications


Information and cyber security business cases are used to test your abilities, skills, lessons learned and your knowledge in a controlled environment including:

  • Technology refresh and change management ROI
  • Incident response and forensic investigations
  • Information data breach cost analysis
  • Intellectual Property (IP) security breach and protection



The following course must be completed prior to registration:


Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, the participant will be able to:
  • Discuss with management on a range of cyber threats and solutions
  • Identify opportunities for information security improvements
  • Prepare and present privacy, threat, and risk assessments
  • Evaluate disaster and recovery operations
  • Implement InfoSec and Cyber Policies, Processes, Procedures and Controls



  • Individuals with advanced working knowledge of Information Security Management, Risk Management, and Business Analytics or previous completion of the 201 Cybersecurity Management and Implementation workshop.



12 hours



  • Regular: $1095 (plus tax)


Featured Instructor

Alan McCafferty is a Senior Business Analyst with 25+ years of progressive experience working with public organizations, not-for-profits, start-ups, and multi-national corporations.  Educated in Canada, the USA and Europe in multiple disciplines including Engineering, Business, Risk Management, and Lean 6 Sigma, he is the author of more than 25 white papers and the recipient of the Canada Award for Excellence. During his career, Alan has led the delivery of multi-year $1 billion+, mission critical information technology projects.  As a Cyber Security SME, Alan was key in the developed of the University of Ottawa’s Professional Development Institute cyber security program and teaches several of the courses.  Alan has successfully completed IT, Security, Process, Threat Risk Assessments (TRA), Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA), health and safety projects for federal government departments, provincial healthcare organizations and national not-for-profit organizations.  As a senior consultant, he uses his Lean 6 Sigma skills, along with his risk and security experience to help organizations implement low waste, and effective lean processes in areas such as information security management systems, business continuity, department security plans, quality management systems, health, and safety management systems.

Mark Hearn is a seasoned Business Leader and technical Product Management executive, bringing technology and business together to solve market problems for over 25 years. Mark’s expertise in software security and anti-reverse engineering has helped industry leaders solve critical product security issues with innovation and minimized risk. As a product security evangelist, Mark has spoken at many industry conferences and engaged in panel discussions on the need to protect software products from attack. He is an expert on the business risks associated with reverse engineering and the critical impact that hacking could have for manufacturers, and for their customers. Mark has held executive roles in product management and strategic market development, developing expertise in both the business-critical and technical functions related to business strategy, use/abuse cases, technical requirements, competitive analysis, and security threat-risk analysis.



Event CodeTitleBegin DateEnd DateTermDelivery MethodRegister
S00442312ACyber Security, Business Case Applications12/11/202312/14/2023AutumnOnlineRegister
S00442403ACyber Security, Business Case Applications3/25/20243/28/2024WinterOnlineRegister
S00442406ACyber Security, Business Case Applications6/10/20246/13/2024SummerOnlineRegister