3.5 hours

What you’ll learn

Cyber Security for Directors

Certificate Fee



Online, self paced

Why Cyber Security for Directors is Essential

Cyber threats and attacks pose one of the most immediate and long-term threats to organisations. Harness your knowledge and awareness of the key risks to ensure they receive the right attention.

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What delegates say about our courses:

“The Diploma in Corporate Governance was excellent. It was an eye opener for me and I learnt an immense amount from the course and tutors.”

Raj Kambo


“Excellent programme, content very relevant to existing and aspiring board members. Excellent support provided by the team in CGI and the online format worked very well.”

Audrey Boyde


“There was plenty of help and support available and patience as I engaged and learned. Very much appreciated the materials, delivery, and support.”

David Moore


“Challenging course but well delivered by an excellent team. Course materials very professional and lectures from a high calibre team with vast practical experience.”

John Hennessy


What you will learn

Bring your knowledge of cyber security to the next level with this in depth insight into common threats and vulnerabilities, how to prepare for them and how to respond.


Clearly understand the core concepts of cyber security and the steps to follow before and during an incident.

Types of threats

ain a deep understanding of different types of security threats and be in a position to identify your organisation’s vulnerabilities.


Learn how to prioritise cyber security activities to provide the best protection for your organisation.

Organisational Approach

Be clear about the first, second and third line defences of cyber security, and the commonly used standards for benchmarking.

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How you will apply your learning

You will confidently be able to answer the following questions:

Are senior management and the board aware of key risks related to cyber security?

Are IT processes designed and operating to detect cyber threats?

Do cyber security initiatives receive adequate support and priority?

Has management performed a risk assessment to identify assets susceptible to cyber threats or security breaches, and has the potential impact (financial and non-financial) been assessed?

Are cyber security policies and procedures in place, and do employees and contractors receive cyber security awareness training on a periodic basis, and can such training be evidenced?

Are feedback mechanisms operating to give senior management and the board insight into the status of the organisation’s cyber security programmes?

Who will be teaching the course?

Eoghan Daly

Eoghan works with organisations in the public and private sector to help them better understand their cyber security needs, strengthen cyber defences, and obtain assurance that the measures in place are effective. He has experience in working with organisations to help them address cyber security concerns, including getting the governance structures right, establishing a strategic approach to cyber security then turning strategy into action, and understanding what technical solutions are available and appropriate. He is an experienced consultant, with over 15 years working with organisations of different sizes, across different sectors,  in over 30 countries in five continents.  The theme across his career to date has been to bring structure and clarity to complex problems.


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