Cybersecurity: Managing Risk in the Information Age Course Trailer

SYSTEMS & TECHNOLOGY   |   4 minutes  |   October 17, 2017

Throughout the eight-week Cybersecurity: Managing Risk in the Information Age online short course from Harvard’s Office of the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning, in association with HarvardX, industry-leading cybersecurity experts will guide you to enhance your cyber risk mitigation expertise. You’ll be prepared to defend your organization against the devastating consequences of cyberattacks.

Designed and presented in collaboration with leaders in online education, GetSmarter, you’ll learn to identify potential threats to a company’s defenses, and create both a holistic cyber risk mitigation strategy and cybersecurity incident response plan.

Watch the Course Trailer for more insight into what you’ll learn in the course:

Why Study Cybersecurity With Harvard’s VPAL?

The Course Convener on the Cybersecurity course from Harvard’s VPAL, Eric Rosenbach is a global cybersecurity leader who will guide you as you learn to navigate the world of cyber risk mitigation. The Co-Director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School, Eric is deeply involved in the design and development of the course, and contributes to course module content in the form of videos, interviews, and expert analyses.

Eric is the Director of the Defending Digital Democracy Project, and has previously served as the Chief of Staff to US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and as the Assistant Secretary of Defense. He held the position of Chief Security Officer for Tiscali, the largest pan-European internet service provider, and is a former US Army Intelligence Officer.

The course in cyber security features an amazing slate of guest speakers. You’ll learn the latest in cybersecurity threat mitigation from the likes of Debbie Plunkett, former Director of NSA’s Information Assurance Directorate; DJ Patil, former White House Chief Data Scientist; Harold Moss, Senior Director of Strategy and Business Development at Akamai; Heather Adkins, Director of Information Security and Privacy at Google; and Sam Curry, Chief Security Officer at Cybereason. These cybersecurity leaders provide unique, meaningful insight into what it takes to prepare a business for the inevitability of cyberattacks.

Ready to develop your cybersecurity expertise with the best in the industry?

Create your own cyber risk mitigation plan on the Harvard Cybersecurity: Managing Risk in the Information Age online course.