Think Like a Hacker: Cybersecurity Awareness

A CBS Executive Education Masterclass

A landscape view of a server room

Cybersecurity is a top global concern, with 61 per cent of firms across the US and Europe reporting a cyber incident in the past year*. While this is worrying, there are many steps you can take to protect your devices, data and networks.

In this one-day masterclass, you’ll put yourself in the shoes of a hacker and discover the phases of a successful cyberattack. You’ll learn to counter attacks though learning fundamentals of cybersecurity management and different ways to shield your business.

*The Hiscock Cyber Readiness Report 2019

Program details

If you are interested in attending future sessions, please submit an expression of interest to our team.

Date: 2 October

Where: Management HQ, Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley (map)

Curtin Alumni / Current students: $479
General: $529

Inclusive of a delicious morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

Key takeaways

This interactive masterclass includes demonstrations of real cyberattacks including credential stealing (phishing) and wi-fi eavesdropping. Each demonstration is followed by a debrief to discuss lessons learned and defences that can be used to counter the attack.

Content includes:

  • Fundamentals of cybersecurity management
  • Confidentiality, integrity and availability
  • Best practices on measuring and assessing security
  • Cyberattacks – social media and phishing
  • Secure communications.

Who is this program for?

The masterclass is suitable for general management staff across a range of organisations that are interested in learning the fundamentals of cybersecurity management and protecting information. Background knowledge is not required.

Program schedule

9:00am – 10:30amFundamentals of Security  
10:30am – 11:00am Morning tea
11:00am – 12:30pmMeasuring and Assessing Security
12:30pm – 1:15pmLunch
1:15pm – 2:30pmCyber Attacks – social media and phishing
2:30pm – 3:00pmAfternoon tea
3:00pm – 4:30pmSecure Communications and Wrap up.

Express your interest

If you are interested in attending future sessions, please submit an expression of interest to our team.