Elena Kvochko serves as Chief Trust Officer at SAP and is a Board Director at Refugees International. At Cornell, Professor Kvochko teaches a graduate-level Cybersecurity for Business Organizations course. She has held senior executive leadership positions across banking and financial services, cloud, and software development industries, including previous roles as Senior Vice President and Technology Executive at Bank of America and as a divisional Chief Information Officer at Barclays Bank. An inventor with award-winning expertise in technology, digital transformation, and cybersecurity, Professor Kvochko has invented patent-pending technologies in cybersecurity, privacy, and secure financial technologies.
There are different types of risks associated with the protection of assets, so understanding the significance of your assets will allow for planning ahead and budgeting realistically. Every organization needs to allocate spending on their cybersecurity budget based on their specific needs, but the allocation of cybersecurity budgets can vary depending on the industry and size of the organization.
In this course, you will analyze various company controls to better strategize about cybersecurity for your organization. You will start by identifying what needs to be protected and prioritizing investments. You will then be introduced to different types of controls and assets as well as common categories of budget allocations for cybersecurity. Finally, you will determine how your company's budget can be used for cybersecurity and identify ways to maximize your cybersecurity budget in order to protect your assets. By the end of this course, you will be equipped with practical skills, strategies, and approaches to make sound cybersecurity decisions.
You are required to have completed the following courses or have equivalent experience before taking this course:
- Analyzing Cybersecurity Threats
Key Course Takeaways
- Discover core assets that need to be protected and the different types of risks associated with protecting them
- Identify company controls and compare them against a framework
- Determine what percentage of a company's budget should be allocated to cybersecurity
- Allocate investments based on a company's cybersecurity needs
How It Works
Who Should Enroll
- C-suite executives
- Directors and managers
- Cybersecurity and privacy professionals
- Security analysts
- Product and transformation leaders
- Veterans and others returning to the workforce