Information and Cyber Security Management Certificate

Program Overview

There is increasing demand for cyber security professionals who have management skills to lead teams, manage information security projects, analyze threats to information, privacy, infrastructure and assess management systems to ensure they are aligned with the business needs of the organization. You will upgrade your knowledge and skills in information and cyber security, risk management, protection techniques, threat assessments, and incident response.

Successful completion of the program is considered a good preparation for internationally recognized industry certifications.


Program Learning Outcomes

  • Recognize information and cyber security threats
  • Describe threat landscapes and identify threat vectors
  • Interpret how to align regulations, frameworks, and standards to your organization’s business requirements
  • Assess information security management system effectiveness


Teaching and Learning Strategies

  • Topical discussions, models, tools, techniques
  • Case studies
  • Individual and group exercises
  • Capstone Project
  • Self-assessment


Intended Audience

  • Managers and Senior Managers who manage or lead technology teams
  • Personnel who have information and cyber security elements in their workplace
  • Personnel who deal with information management systems or assess information and cyber risks
  • Personnel looking to enhance their careers in information and cyber security management
  • Project Managers with requirements to manage new information and cyber security projects


Program Requirements

Enrollment is open to anyone. The Information and Cyber Security Management Certificate offers two learning paths.

1. Professional Development Certificate

  • Participants must complete all core courses (66 hours) within a three-year time frame.
  • Some courses have prerequisites (listed on individual course pages).
  • This program includes a capstone project and a final self-assessment

Core Courses

  1. Computing Fundamentals and Cyber Security
  2. Cyber Security, Body of Knowledge
  3. Cyber Security, Frameworks and Standards
  4. Cyber Security, Implementation and Management
  5. Cyber Security, Business Case Applications
  6. Cyber Security Capstone Project and Test


2. Professional Development Advanced Certificate

  • Participants must complete the requirements of the Professional Development Certificate and complete an additional 42 hours of elective courses, from the list below, in order to receive an Advanced Certificate.
  • Participants must complete all core courses and electives within a five-year time frame.

Elective Courses

Cyber Security Management Electives

Other Related Electives

Please note: The Institute updated the certificate requirements in June 2022. View the certificate requirements prior to 2022.


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