Using data science as a game-changer
6 weeks, online
4-6 hours per week
NYU is ranked No. 7 in 'Best Online Master's in Computer Information Technology Programs' in 2022 and has consistently ranked in 'Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs' by U.S. News & World Report
The global cybersecurity landscape is expanding and changing rapidly. Organizations large and small are facing heightened risk as traditional security methods give way to the emergence of real-time identity authentication methods. Accenture polling indicates that 68% of business leaders feel their cybersecurity risks are increasing. However, the low level of existing protection maybe even more concerning—on average, only 5% of companies are properly protected (Varonis). Leverage data science to increase cybersecurity.
A key element in the cybersecurity toolbox is the strategic understanding of the role of data science in increasing cybersecurity resiliency at an enterprise level. Leaders can harness data science methods to manage cyber risk to improve and in some cases create new control capabilities to achieve cybersecurity resilience.
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The cybersecurity market is expected to be worth $352.25 billion by 2026, growing 14.5% annually.
On average, only 5% of companies' folders are properly protected.
Cybercrimes cost the world nearly $600 billion each year, equivalent to 0.8% of the global GDP.
This course was designed to provide cybersecurity and data science professionals with a strategic understanding of how data science can be used to manage cyber risk, positioning them for career progression as cybersecurity specialists.
In this program, you will examine the unique role of machine learning and data science in creating effective cybersecurity environments. You will also learn how these disciplines combine to increase an organization's cybersecurity resiliency and explore the changing landscape of cybersecurity as advanced authentication choices become more prevalent.
Jim Routh is an icon in the cybersecurity industry, recognized as a leader in using data science as a foundation for unconventional cybersecurity controls and enterprise resilience. He has headed cybersecurity teams in many large companies, including CVS Health, Aetna, and JP Morgan Chase... More info
Daniel Carroll leads a research and development team at Aetna, working on machine learning problems in healthcare. He heads machine learning development efforts inside the company's digital transformation wing, develops standard practices for deep learning, and advises on modern data science workflows for Aetna's evolving cloud infrastructure... More info
Jim Routh is an icon in the cybersecurity industry, recognized as a leader in using data science as a foundation for unconventional cybersecurity controls and enterprise resilience. He has headed cybersecurity teams in many large companies, including CVS Health, Aetna, and JP Morgan Chase. While at Aetna, he developed one of the most mature converged security programs in the private sector.
Routh's keen insights on the alignment of business strategy with digital transformation in the consumer marketplace have earned him numerous honors, including the Santa Fe Group/Shared Assessments Lifetime Achievement Award, the ISE Luminary Award, the Information Security Executive of the Year Award (twice), and a place in the CSO Hall of Fame. He has published numerous white papers on cybersecurity.
Currently an advisor to a long list of companies as well as several cyber-specific venture funds, Routh serves on the boards of multiple organizations, including the Global Resiliency Federation. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
Daniel Carroll leads a research and development team at Aetna, working on machine learning problems in healthcare. He heads machine learning development efforts inside the company's digital transformation wing, develops standard practices for deep learning, and advises on modern data science workflows for Aetna's evolving cloud infrastructure.
Prior to Aetna, Carroll served as a data scientist for consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, where he won the company-wide contest to advance National Geospatial Intelligence Agency capability. He also led a scrum team for the development of an enterprise-level analytics project and acted as the data science liaison for the development of program level architecture.
Carroll holds a U.S. patent for a method for hierarchical data searching using tensor searching, fuzzy searching, and Bayesian networks, and is the author of articles published in Mathematical Intelligencer and the Journal of Mathematics Research. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from St. Mary's College of Maryland.
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