Threat Intelligence and Cybersecurity Analytics

Learn to effectively communicate cybersecurity strategies to boards and leadership teams.

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Course Duration

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6 weeks, online
4–6 hours per week

Course Fee

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Make the Business Case for Better Cyber Threat Governance

The financial and reputational fallout from cyberattacks can be devastating. Organizations are increasingly judged on how well they protect their digital assets, including the data of their customers.

If you are a technical or business leader, this program will:

  • Explain how to present your findings and discuss threat controls and plans in a cogent way to executive boards
  • Instruct on how to build a business case for threat intelligence resources with a highly humanistic approach
  • Level-up your skills to develop an executive-level approach to risk management
  • Help prepare you for the EC-Council Certified Threat Intelligence Analyst (CTIA) certification

31% Increase in Attacks

In 2021, there were, on average, 270 attacks per organization, an increase of 31% compared to 2020.

SOURCE: ACCENTURE, THE STATE OF CYBERSECURITY RESILIENCE 2021

$4.2 Million Average Breach Cost

Data breach costs rose from $3.8M to $4.2M, the highest average total cost in the 17-year history of this report.

SOURCE: IBM, COST OF A DATA BREACH REPORT 2021

Impact

Upon completion of the program, participants will be equipped with:

  • Knowledge of the threat intelligence life cycle.
  • Approaches to perceiving and neutralizing cyberthreats before harm can be done.
  • Executive-level risk management skills to engage the Board of Directors' ineffective governance of cyber risk.
  • Techniques to extend your threat intelligence program knowledge to support local, industry-specific, regional, and international intelligence sharing efforts.
  • Insights into continuous monitoring and the importance of identifying changes to risk posture.

Who Is This Program For?

This program prepares technology leaders, cybersecurity professionals, and aspiring Chief Information Security Officer (CISOs) to perceive and neutralize cyber threats before harm can be done. It is ideal for:

Mid-level Cybersecurity Professionals seeking to advance their current skill set to include threat intelligence.

Early to Mid-Career IT/Technology Professionals seeking to develop capabilities within the cybersecurity field with the intent to transition to a security team or take on added responsibilities.

Mid-senior leaders in IT/InfoSec function seeking to implement threat intelligence tools and frameworks in their organization.

Program Highlights

Board with human and text

Identify the types of data that are measured using cybersecurity analytic tools.

Paper and wheel

Develop security protocols designed to increase continuous threat awareness and quantify risk.

Triangle and Exclaimation

Develop the risk profile of an organization using security risk rating tools that inspect the internet-facing assets of organizations and measure vulnerabilities using open-source intelligence (OSINT).

Star type design

Develop a threat modeling diagram.

Different humans connected

Different humans connected

Program Syllabus

This program takes a holistic approach to cybersecurity and prepares technology leaders, cybersecurity professionals, and aspiring CISOs to effectively identify, assess, and model risk before harm can be done. This program will help you:

Module 1:

Modern Risk Governance

Engage senior management in effective governance of cyber risk.

Module 2:

Cybersecurity Analytics

Identify changes to risk posture and the quantification of cyber risk.

Module 3:

Introduction to Threat Intelligence

Develop an understanding of threat intelligence and how it can help reduce risk and improve incident response.

Module 4:

Threat Intelligence Life Cycle

Examine the threat intelligence life cycle and how it can add value to organizations.

Module 5:

Implementing Threat Intelligence

Explore how you can implement threat intelligence in your organization.

Module 6:

Intelligence-Sharing Communities

Extend your threat intelligence program to support local and international, industry-specific, intelligence sharing efforts.

Module 1:

Modern Risk Governance

Engage senior management in effective governance of cyber risk.

Module 4:

Threat Intelligence Life Cycle

Examine the threat intelligence life cycle and how it can add value to organizations.

Module 2:

Cybersecurity Analytics

Identify changes to risk posture and the quantification of cyber risk.

Module 5:

Implementing Threat Intelligence

Explore how you can implement threat intelligence in your organization.

Module 3:

Introduction to Threat Intelligence

Develop an understanding of threat intelligence and how it can help reduce risk and improve incident response.

Module 6:

Intelligence-Sharing Communities

Extend your threat intelligence program to support local and international, industry-specific, intelligence sharing efforts.

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Program Faculty

Profile image of the program faculty, Mike Wilkes

Mike Wilkes

Adjunct Professor, NYU Tandon

Professor Wilkes is an information technology and security expert, public speaker, philanthropist, author, musician, and occasional internet jazz radio DJ. Currently the chief information security officer at an organization called SecurityScorecard, he was previously the director of information security for Marvel, and prior to that, he was the head of infrastructure for a $140 billion hedge fund in Greenwich, Connecticut… More info

Certificate

Certificate

Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be awarded a verified digital certificate by NYU Tandon.

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FAQs

  • How do I know if this program is right for me?

    After reviewing the information on the program landing page, we recommend you submit the short form above to gain access to the program brochure, which includes more in-depth information. If you still have questions on whether this program is a good fit for you, please email learner.success@emeritus.org, and a dedicated program advisor will follow-up with you very shortly.


    Are there any prerequisites for this program?

    Some programs do have prerequisites, particularly the more technical ones. This information will be noted on the program landing page, as well as in the program brochure. If you are uncertain about program prerequisites and your capabilities, please email us at learner.success@emeritus.org for assistance.


    Note that, unless otherwise stated on the program web page, all programs are taught in English and proficiency in English is required.


    What is the typical class profile?

    More than 50 percent of our participants are from outside the United States. Class profiles vary from one cohort to the next, but, generally, our online certificates draw a highly diverse audience in terms of professional experience, industry, and geography — leading to a very rich peer learning and networking experience.


    What other dates will this program be offered in the future?

    Check back to this program web page or email us at learner.success@emeritus.org to inquire if future program dates or the timeline for future offerings have been confirmed yet.

  • How much time is required each week?

    Each program includes an estimated learner effort per week. This is referenced at the top of the program landing page under the Duration section, as well as in the program brochure, which you can obtain by submitting the short form at the top of this web page.



    How will my time be spent?

    We have designed this program to fit into your current working life as efficiently as possible. Time will be spent among a variety of activities including:



    • Engaging with recorded video lectures from faculty
    • Attending webinars and office hours, as per the specific program schedule
    • Reading or engaging with examples of core topics
    • Completing knowledge checks/quizzes and required activities
    • Engaging in moderated discussion groups with your peers
    • Completing your final project, if required

    The program is designed to be highly interactive while also allowing time for self-reflection and to demonstrate an understanding of the core topics through various active learning exercises. Please contact us at learner.success@emeritus.org if you need further clarification on program activities.



    What is it like to learn online with the learning collaborator, Emeritus?

    More than 250,000 professionals globally, across 80 countries, have chosen to advance their skills with Emeritus and its educational learning partners. In fact, 90 percent of the respondents of a recent survey across all our programs said that their learning outcomes were met or exceeded.

    A dedicated program support team is available 24/5 (Monday to Friday) to answer questions about the learning platform, technical issues, or anything else that may affect your learning experience.


    How do I interact with other program participants?

    Peer learning adds substantially to the overall learning experience and is an important part of the program. You can connect and communicate with other participants through our learning platform.

  • What are the requirements to earn the certificate?

    Each program includes an estimated learner effort per week, so you can gauge what will be required before you enroll. This is referenced at the top of the program landing page under the Duration section, as well as in the program brochure, which you can obtain by submitting the short form at the top of this web page. All programs are designed to fit into your working life.

    This program is scored as a pass or no-pass ; participants must complete the required activities to pass and obtain the certificate of completion. Some programs include a final project submission or other assignments to obtain passing status. This information will be noted in the program brochure. Please contact us at learner.success@emeritus.org if you need further clarification on any specific program requirements.


    What type of certificate will I receive?

    Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive a smart digital certificate. The smart digital certificate can be shared with friends, family, schools, or potential employers. You can use it on your cover letter, resume, and/or display it on your LinkedIn profile. The digital certificate will be sent approximately two weeks after the program, once grading is complete.


    Can I get the hard copy of the certificate?

    No, only verified digital certificates will be issued upon successful completion. This allows you to share your credentials on social platforms such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.


    Do I receive alumni status after completing this program?

    No, there is no alumni status granted for this program. In some cases, there are credits that count toward a higher level of certification. This information will be clearly noted in the program brochure.


    How long will I have access to the learning materials?

    You will have access to the online learning platform and all the videos and program materials for 12 months following the program start date. Access to the learning platform is restricted to registered participants per the terms of agreement.

  • What equipment or technical requirements are there for this program?

    Participants will need the latest version of their preferred browser to access the learning platform. In addition, Microsoft Office and a PDF viewer are required to access documents, spreadsheets, presentations, PDF files, and transcripts.


    Do I need to be online to access the program content?

    Yes, the learning platform is accessed via the internet, and video content is not available for download. However, you can download files of video transcripts, assignment templates, readings, etc. For maximum flexibility, you can access program content from a desktop, laptop, tablet, or mobile device.

    Video lectures must be streamed via the internet, and any livestream webinars and office hours will require an internet connection. However, these sessions are always recorded, so you may view them later.

  • Can I still register if the registration deadline has passed?

    Yes, you can register up until seven days past the published start date of the program without missing any of the core program material or learnings.


    What is the program fee, and what forms of payment do you accept?

    The program fee is noted at the top of this program web page and usually referenced in the program brochure as well.

    • Flexible payment options are available (see details below as well as at the top of this program web page next to FEE).
    • Tuition assistance is available for participants who qualify. Please email learner.success@emeritus.org.

    What if I don’t have a credit card? Is there another method of payment accepted?

    Yes, you can do the bank remittance in the program currency via wire transfer or debit card. Please contact your program advisor, or email us at learner.success@emeritus.org for details.


    I was not able to use the discount code provided. Can you help?

    Yes! Please email us at learner.success@emeritus.org with the details of the program you are interested in, and we will assist you.


    How can I obtain an invoice for payment?

    Please email learner.success@emeritus.org with your invoicing requirements and the specific program you’re interested in enroling in.


    Is there an option to make flexible payments for this program?

    Yes, the flexible payment option allows a participant to pay the program fee in installments. This option is made available on the payment page and should be selected before submitting the payment.


    How can I obtain a W9 form?

    Please email us at learner.success@emeritus.org for assistance.

  • What is the policy on refunds and withdrawals?

    You may request a full refund within seven days of your payment or 14 days after the published start date of the program, whichever comes later. If your enrollment had previously been deferred, you will not be entitled to a refund. Partial (or pro-rated) refunds are not offered. All withdrawal and refund requests should be sent to admissions@emeritus.org.



    What is the policy on deferrals?

    After the published start date of the program, you have until the midpoint of the program to request to defer to a future cohort of the same program. A deferral request must be submitted along with a specified reason and explanation. Cohort changes may be made only once per enrollment and are subject to availability of other cohorts scheduled at our discretion. This will not be applicable for deferrals within the refund period, and the limit of one deferral per enrollment remains. All deferral requests should be sent to admissions@emeritus.org.

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