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Cybersecurity risk management is a necessary tool for decision making for all management levels from tactical to strategic and creating a common understanding between people from diverse domains or having different priorities. This course adopts a multidisciplinary perspective. It creates a common understanding of risk for a diverse set of students which are coming from different disciplines such as technical, social, economics, law, and politics to remove communication barriers between strategic, operational, and tactical level decision makers.

The course covers related government and industry regulations and standards along with best practices frequently used to assess, analyze and manage cyber risks, along with the fundamental methods of risk management. Also, applications of cybersecurity risk management on emerging topics such as Internet of things and cloud systems are discussed along with traditional applications areas.


This material was made possible through a grant from the National Security Agency (NSA). Materials are available on the CLARK System which requires a free registration.


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