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.
Cyber communications are now ubiquitous across all types of organizations, but the necessary protections and policies surrounding their security are missing in many organizations. Every company needs to formulate policies related to privacy, cybersecurity, access, and information security for its internal and external users, and it is crucial to ensure that these policies are in line with applicable regulations, legal norms, and industry standards. Cyber communications are no exception.
In this course, you will discuss the key components of a cyber communications strategy. First, you will explore various relevant regulatory landscapes, both nationally and internationally. You will then identify who your audience is for internal and external communication plans. Finally, you will apply best practices to create both internal and external communication plans. By the end of this course, you will have new knowledge and practice to apply to your organization's policies and plans for cyber communications.
You are required to have completed the following courses or have equivalent experience before taking this course:
- Analyzing Cybersecurity Threats
- Assessing Cybersecurity Company Controls
- Conducting Cybersecurity Risk Analysis and Planning
Key Course Takeaways
- Explore trends in the cybersecurity regulatory landscape and how that impacts communication requirements
- Create an internal communication plan
- Create an external communication plan
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