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Transformational Leadership for Cybersecurity

Ready to make an impact? Consider the next step in executive development for cybersecurity management, designed for the C-Suite.

 

Focused on Defense

Given that thousands of battles are lost in cyberspace every day, it's clear there is much work to do. Whether it's national agents, cybercrime cartels or opportunistic hackers, malicious actors continue to have overwhelming advantages.

During the course, you'll hear directly from experts on how cyber-battles are being fought. You'll learn from industry and government senior security officers; CISOs who are creating the thought leadership, knowledge and defensive strategies, not only to combat cybercrime, but also to turn these dynamics in defense of the organization.

How does the cybersecurity executive deal with these complexities?

Seeking answers to this question and others are at the core of the Executive Cybersecurity Leadership Program (ECLP).

In this ground-breaking program, you'll build your executive toolkit and broaden your expertise at the level of the enterprise. You'll deepen your understanding and decision-making processes needed for senior-level leadership in the cybersecurity space.

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Joe Scherrer, Executive Director, Professional Education, Cybersecurity Strategic Initiative, McKelvey School of Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis

314-935-9247

joseph.scherrer@wustl.edu

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Executive Cybersecurity Leadership
at a Glance
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6 months

PROGRAM LENGTH

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12+ years

WORK EXPERIENCE

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  Online
  Synchronous
  Asynchronous
  Classroom

FORMAT

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10+ seasoned professionals

REPRESENTING A WIDE RANGE OF INDUSTRIES AND BACKGROUNDS

Brookings

 

2
on-campus residencies

PEER INTERACTION

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$14,995

PROGRAM TUITION

Focused on Outcomes

Badge12_Lv4_ExCyLd_01aaAs you progress through the six-month ECLP program, you'll define and hone your personal leadership approach and strategic outlook, moving beyond the fundamentals to the bold and innovative thinking required to keep pace—and outpace—threats and adversaries.

Immediate advantages include takeaways that can be applied Monday morning, with greater (and growing) confidence, knowing where decisions will do the most good, all while strengthening your ability to enhance team performance and create deeper security capabilities for your organization.

Topics in the ECLP include:

  • Understanding the threat landscape

  • The evolving role of the CISO

  • Cybersecurity management, including finance and budget

  • Governance, including risk assessment, security strategy, policy, regulations and compliance measures

  • Privacy, and the technical implications of security

  • Acquisition, development and retention of cybersecurity talent

 

Focused on Flexibility

The ECLP is designed for senior cybersecurity and IT professionals—those who must balance long work hours, travel, life and family commitments. Classes are a hybrid of live online, asynchronous (offline) and in-person instruction, with two in-person, immersion sessions on campus.

 

Focused on Peer Learning

Enrich and strengthen your peer network and drive greater career performance by understanding and applying the best tools and practices of highly productive executives. During the course, you'll build a robust network of accomplished IT professionals, engaged instructors, diverse leaders and alumni in the WashU community.

  • Expertise from CISOs across multiple industries

  • Peer-to-peer knowledge and insights

  • Challenging, relevant and experiential group projects


Who should consider enrolling in the Executive Cybersecurity Leadership Program?

  • Chief Information Security Officers

  • Chief Security Officers

  • Vice Presidents/Senior Vice Presidents of Security

  • Chief Information Officers

  • Chief Technology Officers

  • Chief Executive Officers in the cybersecurity industry

  • Candidates preparing to assume primary security roles

 

ECLP

 

“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat.

If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.” 

― Sun Tzu, The Art of War

 

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