The Certificate in Cyber Risk Governance® is awarded to graduates of an intensive ten-session, on-demand course on the use and governance of technologies in business and strategic planning. Regulators and investors are demanding cyber risk knowledge that most board members don't have. The DCRO Institute is the world's leading provider of risk governance training and credentialing. Our programs are taught by your peers - board members and leading C-suite executives. We focus on the practical needs of boards. Join us to learn why so many rave about our programs.
This course is for current and aspiring directors and executives who seek a better understanding of technologies for strategic growth and oversight. Along with these technologies come challenging risks, of which you must be aware. We take an agnostic approach to teaching, meaning the content is relevant to all industries and geographies. No technical knowledge or previous cyber experience is required.
Candidates who successfully complete the course requirements, including passing quizzes at the end of each chapter, are awarded The Certificate in Cyber Risk Governance®, a global credential issued by the DCRO Risk Governance Institute. Graduates receive a digital certificate, which can be displayed on their social media and board documents, providing evidence of distinction and success in their studies of cyber risk governance.
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Our faculty are leading board members and executives from around the world. They bring a practical focus and risk governance experience that makes our programs uniquely valuable.
Janey Young is a commended senior investigation specialist who has coordinated some of the most high-profile cyber investigations impacting globally. She has over two decades of experience in international law enforcement, leading the investigations response in the UK National Cyber Crime Unit and at Europol's European Cybercrime Centre in The Hague. As the former Head of Global Investigations at Chainalysis, she is an internationally recognized expert in blockchain technology and cryptocurrency. Teaching: Cyber as a Strategic Issue and a Systemic Risk
Recognized as CISO of the Year in 2019, One of the Top 100 CISO's Globally in 2017, and One of the Most Influential CISOs in 2016, Selim Aissi has a demonstrated track record of aligning security with business strategies. He is focused on driving the information security agenda through balanced strategies and strong partnerships. He's built some of the most advanced cybersecurity capabilities and developed some of the world’s most innovative security technologies working in the Defense, Technology, and Financial industries. He serves on the boards of Applied Dynamics International and the National Technology Security Coalition. Teaching: Unmasking the Enemy
David has a long history in Information Security and is a trusted business partner addressing the ever-growing and complex Cybersecurity landscape. He is the CISO at CDK Global, a leader in software and technology for the automotive industry. His career includes Financial Services with Wells Fargo Bank, Software Product and Services with Intuit (makers of TurboTax and Quickbooks), and large diversified Media/Data company with Hearst Corporation with large stakes in TV, Newspapers, Magazines, Healthcare, Transportation and Financial (Fitch Ratings). . Teaching: Cyber Incident Preparation and Response and The Use of Cloud Technologies
Ramy Houssaini is the Chief Cyber and Technology Risk Officer and Group Data Protection Officer for BNP Paribas. He is an internationally recognized executive with a unique background in Cyber Security, Data Privacy, Operational Risk Management, and Technology. He served as the Vice President of British Telecom in Europe, the Regional Head of the Cyber Practice for Accenture, and as the Vice President for Information Security at Visa. Teaching: Technology Risk Governance and Data Security
Ian is the CSO of Cimpress, a leader in Mass Customization, with over 15 businesses worldwide and remote teams. Before Cimpress, Ian held senior leadership positions with Amazon, ZeroFOX, IOActive and has over 25 years of experience in the security industry as a practitioner. Ian is also the co-founder of DC9723 - the Tel Aviv DEFCON group-and serves as a BSides Las Vegas board member. He is also the creator and co-CEO of The CISO Track - a series of CISO-centric curated events. Ian is an IANS Faculty member, a board member and advisor to several startups in the security field, and an angel investor.. Teaching: The Use of Third Parties
Dr. Homaira Akbari is CEO of AKnowledge Partners, LLC. She serves on the Board of Directors of Banco Santander (NYSE: SAN) Temenos AG (SWX: TEMN), and Landstar System (NASDAQ: LSTR). She has held senior management roles in Fortune 1000 companies including Microsoft, Thales, and Liberty Media subsidiary, Trueposition, and served as the President and CEO of SkyBitz, a leading IoT provider of asset tracking and security solutions. She holds a Ph.D. in particle physics from Tufts University and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon Tepper School of Business. She is the author of more than 50 scientific articles in international journals and has two patents. Teaching: How to Safely Deploy Emerging Technologies
Ayed (Ed) Sleiman is the former Head of Information Security for King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia. He is an active speaker at security and risk management conferences in the Gulf Region, including the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit, the RSA Conference, The Gulf Information Security Exhibition (GISEC), and the CISO Summit.Teaching: Cyber Defense Best Practices
David X Martin co-chaired the DCRO Cyber Risk Governance Council. He is a Special Counselor to the Center for Financial Stability, the author of CyRM: Mastering the Management of Cybersecurity, and the former Chief Risk Officer of Alliance Bernstein. David co-chaired a public/private initiative with the FBI and major corporations on intelligence sharing and best practices, consulted for a leading central bank on cyber security audits of financial institutions, chaired an information security committee for a public corporation, and was Citigroup's first enterprise risk manager. Teaching: Boards and the Governance of Cyber Risk
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