This course is a cybersecurity program built especially for boards of directors, company executives and executive-branch public officials. 

The objective of this course is to create awareness, to educate, and to engender real understanding of the issues at hand regarding cyberthreats, defenses, detection and response. 

What will you learn?

Learn how to define risk specific to your business and understand their organizational appetite for risk management. Topics will include how to ask  the right questions, what metrics to watch, acquiring appropriate cyber insurance, and dealing with proper legal, regulatory and compliance issues. The class will also highlight current events in cybersecurity and how organizations must develop a system of security operations that includes protection strategies, detection, incident responses, threats, menacing actors, and why mitigation is critical to success.

Meet the Instructors

Rick Crandall is an NCC Board member and co-author of this course. He has over 26 years of experience as CEO of an enterprise software company and is a leader in the software industry. He serves as a board member and advisor to public companies and venture-backed private technology firms.
Rick Crandall
Managing Partner, Aspen Venture Partners, LLC
Andre McGregor is a cybersecurity badass. Before working as Shift State's Chief Security Officer, he was an FBI Cyber Special Agent. Andre is a certified incident responder, a graduate of the FBI Academy at Quantico and he's a consultant on the hit TV show, Mr. Robot.
Andre Mcgregor
Co-Founder and Chief Security Officer of Shift State