Cybersecurity for Executives

Date: To be advised

Course Overview

Aims to provide business leaders and non-technical executives with the grounding in cybersecurity to understand further the business risks, team structure, governance models, investment decisions, quantifying outcomes, sourcing strategies and effective communication with the cybersecurity professionals. 

This module is part of Professional Certificate in Cybersecurity and Privacy Engineering.

Course Objectives

This course will equip the learner with the following knowledge and skills:

  • Understand technology jargons for effective communication
  • Understand Cloud, IoT and VPN security
  • Learn to focus on top 3 vulnerable risks for any organisation
  • Learn to uncover risks and quantify security posture
  • Prepare stakeholders practically for incidents and response in regard to communication strategy
  • Learn to sustain a talented in-house cybersecurity team
  • Introduce outcome-based cybersecurity investment
  • Learn to critique a cybersecurity proposal

Who Should Attend

  • Business leaders and executives such as Directors, VPs and above
  • Technology management roles such as Architect, Director or above


  • 8 years or above managerial or leadership experience in any business domains
  • 5 years of technical experience with aspiration to be a technical leader
  • Keen to learn and contribute to safeguard the digital assets
  • Posses basic computer knowledge and a frequent user of desktop, mobile or Web applications

Course Convener

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Course Fees

Singapore Citizens
39 years old or younger
40 years old or older
Singapore PRs
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
International Participants

Total Nett Programme Fee Payable, Including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes

Participants must fulfill at least 75% attendance and pass all assessment components to be eligible for SSG funding.

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Course Fee Breakdown

Singapore Citizens

Singapore Citizens

39 years old or younger

Singapore Citizen

40 years old or older
Singapore PRs
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
International Participants

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