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of training through Fitchburg State University with immersive experiences creates an incredible opportunity to enter and expand a rewarding career in cybersecurity

Fitchburg State University
Cyber For Managers Online Course


Managers need cyber methodology knowledge paired with technical and management skills to gain the respect of their technical team members. They must also understand what technical staff is actually doing and appropriately plan, act, prepare and manage security projects, incidents and initiatives. This is a robust and important job that requires an understanding of a wide array of security topics.

This course empowers you to become an effective manager and get up to speed quickly on information security issues and terminology. You won’t just learn about security; you will learn how to
manage security.

Cyber for Managers covers a wide range of security topics across the entire security stack. Data, network, host, application, and user controls are all covered in conjunction with key management topics that address the overall security lifecycle, including governance and technical controls focused on protecting, detecting, and responding to security issues.

Course Objectives

The approach of this course will prepare you to:

  • Make sense of different cybersecurity frameworks.
  • Understand and analyze risk.
  • Understand the pros and cons of different reporting relationships.
  • Prepare your organization to handle privacy and security regulations.

Who Should Enroll

  • Newly appointed information security officers. 
  • Recently promoted security leaders who want to build a secure foundation for leading and building teams.
  • Technically skilled security administrators who have recently been given leadership responsibilities. 
  • Team leads with responsibility for a specific security function who want to understand what other teams are doing.
  • Organizations can benefit by using this course to help keep their team’s knowledge and skills current as the threat landscape continues to rapidly evolve.
  • This course is also beneficial for software developers, app developers, systems engineers, and systems analysts interested in upskilling to advance their careers in cybersecurity.

Recommended Prerequisites

  • There is no need for prior technical knowledge.
  • Candidates with a basic understanding of technology, networks, and security.

Time Commitment and Fee

Dates: This is a 39-hour online course that begins on November 2, 2021, and completes on December 16, 2021.
Days and time:  Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM ET
Fee: $2,500

Group Discounts

Contact us and we’ll help find the right pricing package for your group.


Accelerate your career in cybersecurity!

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