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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.


How to get to the ISH Campus?

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

By car - from the A92 / Munich

Leaving the motorway A92 you will find yourself at the "Zentralallee". When reaching the first bridge, turn right and leave the "Zentralallee" following the sign with direction "Fracht/Cargo/Wartungsallee/Südallee/FOC".  Continue to follow the street  until the end - for approx. 1,5 km -  and turn left. On your right you will reach the “Luftpostleitstelle” where the ISH is located. 

By S-Bahn / airplane

Take the S-Bahn line S8 or S1 and drive to the “Besucherpark”. Exit the S-Bahn station towards the Flight Operations Center (FOC / Lufthansa) and at the bottom of the stairs, turn left and follow the road for approx. 1,5 km, leaving the "Frachtgebäude/Cargo" at your right hand side. At its end turn left and you will reach the "Luftpostleitstelle" where the ISH is located. 

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.

How can I book an open class or company training?

For our "CDC Handling" open class trainings please register via our online registration form. If you plan a company training please arrange a date with our training department, as we offer these trainings on demand.

Which hotels are in the area?

While there is a wide range of hotels around the airport we personally have stayed at both the Hilton and Novotel hotel, and find them to be very nice and comfortable.

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