CyberSecurity Essentials for Directors


This course is designed specifically to look at the business impact of Cybercrime and what directors can do to stay ahead of the game and promote staff awareness at all levels.

The course identifies risks, stakeholder responsibilities and then defines a strategy for protecting business interests and developing a business culture to combat information security risks.

Suitable For

Managers or Directors who are responsible for a company’s data or that of its client.

1 CPD hours
1 hour

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Learning Outcomes

Having attended this course, delegates will:

  • Have board level awareness of modern cyber threats
  • Have a personal defence strategy that is vendor / technology independent 
  • Be equipped with the knowledge to handle malicious attempts to compromise the workplace 
  • Be able to implement a plan to keep all staff informed on cybersecurity

Tutor Profile:

Ronnie Isherwood

Ronnie Isherwood is a technologist and public speaker who has been awarded for writing about IT security. He is co-author of a technology book helping administrators plan, build, implement, and enhance IT compliance policies. He has also written for Microsoft on topics including designing, deploying and monitoring enterprise systems and hybrid cloud computing.

As well as authoring, he is technical editor for a reporting book covering service, operation and configuration management, and for Windows Server courses for Microsoft learning in Active Directory, public key infrastructure (PKI), Identity Federation Infrastructure and business continuity.

Ronnie co-owns JE3.COM, the islands newest fast growing IT Company helping clients with a broad range of IT products and services. At JE3 he specializes in virtualization, systems management, compliance, data protection, endpoint protection, disaster recovery and authentication.

Ronnie founded Jersey Techfair as well as the OpenROV project and is Chairman of the Chartered Institute for IT (Jersey).


  • A board-level introduction to cybercrime 
  • Defining sensitive data 
  • Case studies, covering real-world attacks on organisations and their employees 
  • What is new in technology and what are the threats 
  • Understanding the impact of an attack on the business and the individual 
  • Prevention – overseeing necessary changes to prevent attacks and mitigate their impact 
  • Incident management 
  • Keeping up to date, monitoring cyber compliance 
  • How to use a cyber savvy workforce to market a competitive advantage