London, United Kingdom

Cybersecurity Risk Management

when 24 June 2024 - 12 July 2024
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 EC
fee GBP 2585

This module introduces the students to the aspects of how risk management methods are applied to improve cyber security. Firstly, it provides an overview of threats from cybercrimes followed by vulnerabilities and situational crime prevention techniques that provide mechanisms for cyber security. It then explains the principles of cyber security risk management that drives the decision making to protect organisations from cyber-attacks. Lastly, the key aspects of incident response planning and resilience in cyber risk management are outlined. Students will work in teams to identify, assess and prioritise cyber risks for a case study. The students will also get an opportunity to create a cybersecurity risk management plan within the same case study. This module is not based on computer science or IT methods, but focuses on the business methods for managing
cyber risks.

Course leader

Meha Shukla

Target group

This is a level one module (equivalent to first year undergraduate). No prior subject knowledge is required to study this module but students are expected to have a keen interest in the subject area.

Course aim

Through practical examples and case studies, students will familiarise themselves with the following aspects of
• Importance of risk management in cyber security
• Challenges and risks posed by different types of cybercrimes
• Cyber security risk management framework
• Situational crime prevention approach to improve cyber security
• Techniques to improve cyber resilience

Credits info

7.5 EC
7.5 ECTS / 4 US / 15 UCL

Fee info

GBP 2585: Students who enrol on both Sessions of the UCL Summer School will benefit from a built-in tuition fee discount.
GBP : Students have the option of staying in UCL Accommodation close to campus in vibrant central London.

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