The Business Case for Information and Cyber Security

This course builds on implementation knowledge by addressing the business and cost side challenges faced by companies and governmental institutions. Starting with the growing costs of cyber risks and attacks, participants will apply analytics to identify benefits and loss exposures of accepting or transfer such risks.

A cybersecurity model and scenario will be used through which participants will examine and evaluate the business costs benefits of TRA, ISMS, BCM frameworks.

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  • The growing cost of cyber threats and terrorism

  • Cybersecurity business analytics

  • The cost-benefits of standards

  • Estimating loss exposure costs

  • The loss exposure of a data breach

  • Using RCA as a cost reduction strategy

  • The financial risks of regulatory requirements

  • BCM implementation and operational costs

  • The hidden costs of a cloud based solution

  • 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.

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.

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Security Policy Institute

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This course builds on implementation knowledge by addressing the business and cost side challenges faced by companies and governmental institutions. Starting with the growing costs of cyber risks and attacks, participants will apply analytics to identify benefits and loss exposures of accepting or transfer such risks.

A cybersecurity model and scenario will be used through which participants will examine and evaluate the business costs benefits of TRA, ISMS, BCM frameworks.

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The Business Case for Information and Cyber Security

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860

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10days before the course start date

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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.

Audience: 

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.

Online Distance Learning 

Certain sessions of this course are now offered online via live video conferencing. Online session are indicated in parenthesis in the box below.

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The Business Case for Information and Cyber Security (Online Session)
November 9, 10, 11, 12, 2021
9:00 - 12:00
$995.00
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November 9, 10, 11, 12, 2021
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