The digitalization of business and the growing phenomenon of big data has determined the need to carefully manage huge quantities of data and identify and process value information to be shared with the different company departments. The processing and sharing of such data determine a high level of control of the user, his habits, actions, physical and emotional states, which constitutes a patrimony for the company to be used and managed according to the new European GDPR and the international legislation. To this end, the Cyber Security Manager plays a crucial role to develop an IT security strategy that allows the company to make the best use of sensitive data avoiding possible threats, vulnerabilities, and risks.
The certificate program in Cyber Security Management offers the theoretical and practical knowledge of privacy and security and the technological and organizational skills needed to analyze the company’s business structure and manage human resources and complex work teams. In particular, students will acquire advanced managerial skills to cover strategic roles with specific responsibilities in the field of audit, risk management, and compliance, within the framework of the new security regulations and processes.
Course Description and Objectives
The program of the certificate focuses on fundamental topics for experts who intend to operate in the field of IT security, such as the legal aspects relating to the processing and storage of data, the problems relating to servers, networks, and peripherals, the IT security regulations and the different types of intrusion. The course, therefore, has the objective of training managerial profiles with specialized skills in cybersecurity, capable of analyzing and evaluating corporate risks and planning intervention activities in response to cyber-attacks and cybercrime. In particular, at the end of the course students will be able to:
Know in-depth the new GDPR regulation and the international regulation and its areas of application in the public and private sector
Know and analyze the phenomena related to digital innovations such as mobility, social media, smart objects, business analytics, cloud computing, and the Internet of Things
Analyze and quantify the risks deriving from cyber threats and crimes
Analyze complex corporate business systems
Identify security requirements related to specific scenarios
Know the main existing technologies in the field of security and crisis management
Identify and design integrated security systems in line with regulations
With an understanding of the trends and practices in cybersecurity, graduates can find a multitude of positions such as:
ICT Security Specialist
Web Security Expert
Mobile Security Expert
Security Incident Analyst and Responder
Cyber Security Manager
The course is addressed to a wide audience, from graduates to professionals who work independently or as employees and want to specialize in the field of IT security. To enroll in the Course, a High School Diploma is required.
In particular, the course is addressed to:
Young graduates or graduates with previous skills in the IT sector who want to improve their skills in the field.
University students, especially those enrolled in Bachelors and Masters of Business and Computer Engineering or computer science.
Online Study Format
The certificate program lasts 6 months and can be attended completely online through “MIA University Campus” where students can find the video-lessons recorded by the professors, the webinars in real-time to interact with peers and instructors, the case studies, and the other study and assessment material. The online study material includes:
Video-lessons and teaching material available 24/7 from different devices (PC, smartphones, tablets)
Power-point presentations that summarize the main contents of the video-lessons
In-depth contents about the main topics presented
Articles and case studies on relevant topics related to the course
Interactive assessment, tests, and case studies to be solved by the students
Final project work developed with the coordination of the Academic Director
Summer Semester: April 30 2021 and May 14, 2021
The University scholarship program includes scholarships of 20% and 30% dedicated to qualified students. In order to apply for the scholarship, students are required to send the following documents to the admissions office:
Copy of ID
Copy of High School Diploma
The University offers the possibility to pay the tuition in 2 or 3 installments during the 6 months.