Executive Education

Cybersecurity for Executives – Hong Kong

In this impactful 2-day program, executives will learn effective cybersecurity management strategies and the role they can play in protecting their organization from global data breaches and digital attacks.

Program Benefits

By attending this program, you will:

  • Learn the fundamentals of cybersecurity incidents—including cyber crime, cyber espionage, and hacktivism—so you may be a more prepared leader for your team, business unit, and organization
  • Learn how to identify your business unit and organizations’ cybersecurity knowledge gaps and vulnerabilities
  • Develop strategies to protect your customers’ data and privacy, while meeting the expectations of regulators, customers, employees, and the greater public
  • Discover how agencies, governments, and organizations can work together to defend against threats

LOCATION & DATES

LOCATION: The University of Chicago Booth School of Business in Hong Kong

Campus Information:
The Hong Kong Jockey Club University of Chicago Academic Complex I The University of Chicago Francis and Rose Yuen Campus in Hong Kong
168 Victoria Road
Mount Davis
Hong Kong

DATES: Please check back for upcoming program dates. To be notified of upcoming dates, please fill out our brochure request form.

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Jake Braun

Lecturer and Executive Director of Cyber Policy Initiative, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago

Jake Braun has over 15 years of experience in the development and implementation of strategic direction for complex, high profile national security initiatives. He works across technology, intelligence systems and transformational communications programs to develop solutions for clients in both the public and private sectors related to cybersecurity, government data analytics, and immigration.

Previously, Mr. Braun served as the Director of White House and Public Liaison for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) where he was instrumental in the passage of the unprecedented Passenger Name Record (PNR) Agreement, one of the largest big data agreements in history. Mr. Braun currently serves as a fellow at the Council on CyberSecurity, in the President’s Circle on the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and as a strategic advisor to the Department of Homeland Security and the Pentagon on cybersecurity.

This program is designed for non-technical mid to senior executives in the private, public, and non-profit sectors who seek to protect their organization from data breaches and cyber threats. A computer science or cybersecurity background is not needed to attend.

Executives in the areas of management, finance, human resources, media, digital services, HR, marketing, sales, customer service, analytics, and others will find this program beneficial. This program is applicable to any industry including financial services, government, healthcare, retail, manufacturing, logistics, telecommunications, and professional services.

Why Executives Need to Know about Cybersecurity

  • Explore the impacts on overall business risk

Learn and Apply Relevant Cybersecurity Frameworks

  • Explore frameworks to think about cybersecurity in terms of cyber crime, cyber espionage, cyber war, hacktivism, and more.

Identify and Manage Cybersecurity Risks

  • Learn how to effectively deploy limited resources to identify cybersecurity vulnerabilities and develop internal policies to mitigate them in the future.

Working Across Boundaries: the Intersection between Businesses, Agencies and Governments

  • Examine the intersections within agencies, governments,and organizations and ways of working effectively across public-private sectors.

Finding the Right Balance: Security vs Privacy

  • Develop strategies to meet the expectations of regulators,consumers, and employees to protect the privacy and identity of those whose data they handle.
  • Discuss how to navigate both local and international regulations and provide peace of mind to consumers – now and in the future.