Open Programs

Cybersecurity & Risk Management

(8 May 2018)

How to preempt cybersecurity challenges in the digital world

The growth of digital and net-enabled businesses brings new security challenges. Many large organizations, including the most popular technology service providers have fallen victim to cyberattacks. This program provides a managerial overview of the state of cybersecurity with an emphasis on common protection strategies and emerging risks in the business setting. It provides practical knowledge and guidance on designing effective security solutions and policies to address these risks.

Program Objectives

  • Explain the development of cybersecurity and new vulnerabilities due to technology development and innovations
  • Compare and contrast prevailing security protection strategies commonly deployed in the global regime, and their strengths and weaknesses
  • Analyze global cybersecurity trends including Internet of things, cyber-extortion, compromise of business processes, and international policies
  • Design effective strategies to manage and preempt cybersecurity risks

Program Benefits

Through this program, you will learn the following:

  • Identify potential vulnerabilities in business designs and operations
  • Assess the efficacy of different security protection tools and measures
  • Identify, explain, and address the limitations of existing cybersecurity solutions
  • Risk management strategies catered for cybersecurity threats
  • New technologies and policies related to cybersecurity

Upon completion of the program participants will receive a certificate of participation issued by HKUST Business School.

Who Should Attend

  • Executives who need to design business process and operations that are resilient to cybersecurity threats and attacks
  • Managers who need to handle digital resources, or who need to manage people who handle digital resources

Program Content

This will be a one-day program with four sessions of 1.5 hours each.

  • Session 1: Current trends in cybersecurity
  • Session 2: Overview and analysis of security protection strategies
  • Session 3: Managing cybersecurity risks in view of current developments in security technologies
  • Session 4: Latest developments in cybersecurity technologies and policies
Program Schedule Program Fee  
8 May 2018 (Tue)
Morning Session: 9:30am - 12:45pm
Lunch: 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Afternoon Session: 1:45pm - 5:00pm

Daily schedule is subject to change
Regular Rate*: HK$8,500
Special rate for
HKUST Alumni#
Early Bird:(by 29 March 2018)
HK$7,000
Corporate rate or Group participation:(3 or more concurrent registrations) HK$6,500


* The fee includes tuition, all teaching materials, refreshment and lunch
# including participants of our open programs

Registration Deadline 20 April 2018

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Venue & Transportation

3/F, LSK Business Building
HKUST, Clear Water Bay
Kowloon, Hong Kong

Venue & Transportation Info

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Program Administration

For enquiries on company and organization participation, please contact:

HKUST Business School Executive Education Office
(852) 2358 7541 / (852) 2358 8013
(852) 2335 5836