Cyber Security for Directors

The skills, knowledge, tools and techniques needed to secure your organisation against cyber attack.

This one-day course developed in partnership with cyber experts, Gemserv, demystifies cyber security for directors and senior leaders. It tells you what you need to know to minimise the risk of organisational compromise through cyber attacks and data breaches. It gives you tools and techniques for assessing risks and how to develop an effective cyber action plan.


This course will give you the knowledge and skills to:

  • understand the fundamentals of cyber security from a top-down perspective
  • identify your most critical assets and the threats targeting your organisation
  • apply techniques for assessing cyber risk and make informed cyber security decisions
  • select a cyber security and governance best practice that aligns with your organisational vision
  • evaluate the investment required for cyber programmes and post-implementation performance assessment
  • influence and impact your organisation to ensure all those involved can assess cyber threats effectively and robustly
  • develop a cyber security action plan that delivers competitive advantage


By taking this course you will gain a good understanding of the key components of a cyber security strategy, how to evaluate investment in a cyber programme and what constitutes an effective programme of investment. Using real-world scenarios, it will provide you with what you need to know to make a tangible difference to your organisation’s security. Furthermore, participants will benefit from receiving a cyber toolkit covering a range of best-practice guides, frameworks, and an action plan.

Course leaders

Our course leaders are CSC accredited cyber security experts and experienced practitioners in their field, providing industry-leading best practice insights and knowledge.

Dates and prices

25 Oct
116 Pall Mall, London
6 Dec
116 Pall Mall, London
24 Jan
116 Pall Mall, London

Here to help

Please get in touch if you have any questions about our business courses. Our contact hours are 9am to 5:30pm Monday to Friday. If you would like someone from our team to contact you, please use our contact form and we will respond within 24 hours.

IoD Professional Development

+44 (0)20 3855 4309 [email protected]
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