Cybersecurity for Business

Course Objectives

This course examines the fundamental principles of cyber- and information security especially in the business environment and how businesses are attacked in modern day IT systems. Cybersecurity is intersecting technical, operational, organizational, political, legal, and economic dimensions. Without understanding the underlying risks and opportunities, leaders and decision makers in this digitalized world will struggle to utilize systems in the right way. The course provides a holistic approach to cybersecurity that incorporates technical foundation, human factors and business management to help students meet the corporate needs of filling the existing cybersecurity skills gap in business.

This course is intended for all students who aspire to improve their understanding of cybersecurity and apply their learning in business environments.

Course Details

Programs: Full-time MBA, Part-time & Online MBA
Discipline: Special Course
Course Level: Specialized Course
Required/Elective Course: Elective Course
Number of Credits: 1.0
Report: Day 4
Hours Per Class: 3 hours
Class Capacity: 35

*Due to the characteristics of the course, application of the substitute class and leave of absence system is not available.

Preliminary Recommended Courses

- Critical Thinking

Theme/Reading Materials

Day 1
THEMECybersecurity fundamentals, threats and opportunities, and what it means for business
CASEMaersk Global Supply-Chain Meltdown
Day 2
THEMECyber Defense and Cyber Resilience
Day 3
THEMECrisis Management and Disaster Recovery from a leadership perspective
Day 4
THEMECyber Laws, Privacy and Data Protection
CASEPrivacy and Cybersecurity Are Converging. Here's Why That Matters for People and for Companies.


Michael Kasper
Michael Kasper
Cybersecurity for Business
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