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Cyber Security for Managers

Delivery: classroom // Duration: 5 days

The course provides the foundation knowledge required to understand cyber security and the issues faced by companies operating in the digital arena. Cyber Security also impacts upon every area within a business and it is important that managers, executives and senior staff have a knowledge of the subject. This course will equip them with an understanding of cyber security and allow them to place cyber security within the context of a business. It explains in business terms the nature of cyber security and the risks it presents. A key outcome of this course is to enable participants to operate effectively in their chosen area of expertise whilst being able to understand cyber security risks. They will be able to communicate with technical staff, senior managers and those at board level about cyber security.


Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • State the basic requirements for securing Operating Systems

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of network and data transmission standards

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of the legal dimensions related to cyber security

  • Describe the causes of cyber security risk and attack vectors


Course Content

Introduction to Cyber Security

  • What is Cyber Security

  • The advent of the Digital Age

  • The ubiquitous nature of network connectivity

  • The internet of things


Operating Systems

  • Types of Operating Systems

  • Managing users, groups, resources and hardware

  • Principles of Hardening Operating Systems

  • Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems

Networking Fundamentals

  • Basic concepts in Communications and Networking

  • Transmission Medium (Network Cables and wireless)

  • Network Hardware

  • Wide Area Networks (WAN) and Local Area Networks (LAN)

  • Network Protocols

  • Ethernet topologies and technologies; Networking components

  • An introduction to Virtual LANs; Internet Protocol (IP) routing concepts

  • 802.11 industry networking standards


Cyber Security Regulations, Compliance and Auditing

  • Laws and regulations

  • Data regulations - GDPR

  • Understanding professional ethics

  • Understanding compliance requirements and procedures

  • Access reviews and audits-and internal audit of capability

  • Education, training and awareness requirements


Cyber Security Threats and Risks

  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

  • Cloud, The ‘Internet of Things’ and intelligent networked devices

  • Bot Net/Distributed Denial of Service

  • Social Networks, Mobile Apps

  • Click Jacking/Cross Site Scripting

  • Phishing, Online Fraud

  • Convergence Gaps-Physical Theft

  • Hacking, Insider and Data Exfiltration

  • Social Engineering/Espionage

  • Organisational Awareness, ID Theft

  • Virus/Targeted Malicious, Advanced Persistent Threats


Target Audience

Managers and executives seeking to understand Cyber security and the impact it has on organizations and working practices.


Pre-requisite for Course Registration

Participants should have basic knowledge of office computer use.


Certification: ISH Diploma 

The ISH Diploma provides participants with an understanding of cyber security in a working environment.

Upcoming Session

Dates Location Language Registration fee (plus VAT)


How to get to the ISH Campus?

Address: Südallee 1 85326 Munich, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)89 975 32275

Mit dem Auto- von der A92/München

Orientieren Sie sich an der Beschilderung “Frachtgebaude” unde verlassen Sie die Autobahn. Folgen Sie der Straße nach rechts, Sie überqueren auf der Brücke die S-Bahn Linie. Biegen Sie bei der nächsten Möglichkeitne rechts ab un folgen dem Straßenverlauf über eine langgezogene Rechtsverurve. Fogen Sie der Straße weiterhin bis Sie links abbiegen können. Biegen Sie links ab. Zu Ihrer Rechten erreichen Sie die “Luftpostleitstelle”.

By car - from the A92 / Munich

Follow the signs “Frachtgebaude” and leave the motorway. Follow the road to the right and cross the S-Bahn line on the bridge. At the next opportunity, turn right and follow the road over a long right turn. Continue to follow the street until you can turn left. Turn left. On your right you will reach the “Luftpostleitstelle”.

Mit der S-Bahn / dem Flugzeug

Steigen Sie in die S-Bahn-Linie S8 oder S1 und fahren Sie bis zum “Besucherpark”. Verlassen Sie in die S-Bahn-Station in Richtung Flight- Operations-Center (FOC/Lufthanasa) und folgen Sie am Ende der Treppen nach unten der Straße zu Ihrer Linken bis zum Ende der “Frachtgebäide”. Gehen Sie weiter gerade aus und folgen Sie der Straße nach rechts. Am Ende dieser Straße erreichen Sie die “Luftpostleitstelle”.

By S-Bahn / airplane

Get on the S-Bahn line S8 or S1 and drive to the “Besucherpark”. Exit the S-Bahn station towards the Flight-Operations-Center (FOC / Lufthanasa) and at the bottom of the stairs, follow the road to the left to the end of the “Frachtgebäide”. Continue straight ahead and follow the road to the right. At the end of this street you reach the “Luftpostleitstelle”.

Are events and trainings in English or in German?

Since we want to provide the best trainings and events for “Securing the Global future” we offer our programs in both English and German. You can tell which language the training or event is in by which flag icon is listed next to the title. A British flag for English or the German flag for Deutsch.

Where can I check my ticket order?

You can always check or make changes to your ticket order by using the link in the email you received after you completed your booking. If you don’t have this link anymore, you can request a new mail through our ticketshop.

What hotels are in the area?

While there are a wide range of hotels around the airport we have personally stay at both the Hilton and Hotel Novotel, and find them to be very nice and accommodating.

Hilton Munich Airport

Address: Terminalstraße Mitte 20, 85356 München-Flughafen
Phone: +49 (0)89 97820

Hotel Novotel

Address: Nordallee 29, 85356 München Phone: +49 (0)89 9705130

I have further questions and would like to speak to someone in person, who do I call?

Yes, you can email us at or call us at +49 89 975 32275. We are fluent in English or German.