FIU's MBA in Cybersecurity Risk Management program is a 20-month program, in person or online, with synchronous sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays and two optional in-person residencies.
Why the MBA in Cybersecurity Risk Management at FIU Business?
- First-rate education and a respected degree at a remarkable value
- A STEM-designated MBA with a robust cybersecurity component (21 hours of MBA core coursework and 24 hours of coursework specialized in cybersecurity risk management).
- Maximum flexibility with in person or fully-online synchronous virtual classes
- Experiential learning opportunities are available through FIU Business's internal consultancy initiative, the ATOM (Analytics, Technology, and Operations Management) Think Tank
- Curriculum developed by business and cybersecurity experts that understand the needs of the industry
- Small cohort size (up to 20 students) to facilitate communication and collaboration
- The MBA in Cybersecurity Risk Management qualifies as a 2-year educational waiver for both ISACA certifications: Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).
What You'll Learn
- Conduct cybersecurity risk assessments and propose cybersecurity solutions.
- Communicate, orally and in writing, with organizational stakeholders regarding cybersecurity, strategy, risks, incidents, solutions and metrics.
- Use business analytics tools and techniques to provide the knowledge to make cybersecurity decisions and communicate mission-critical cybersecurity key performance indicators to key stakeholders.
- Oversee the assessment of the security needs of the computer architecture, computer and network systems, and user access procedures.
- Manage the design, implementation, operations, and maintenance of security devices, systems, policies and procedures.
- Implement general compliance procedures and frameworks using the structure GRC (G: Governance, R: Risk, C: Compliance)
- Design and develop cybersecurity governance frameworks and apply cybersecurity control frameworks to manage cybersecurity incidents and risks.
- Oversee the leadership of the cybersecurity function and incorporate it into the organization's strategic planning, digital transformation, innovation, and incident management efforts.
- Analyze the legal, regulatory, policy, and ethical issues related to the security and privacy of personally identifiable information.
- Critically analyze complex international business issues and make strategic business and cybersecurity decisions under uncertainty.
- Evaluate behaviors and cultural differences as they relate to managing group and individual behaviors in a global context.
- Develop leadership by using team building and collaborative behaviors to accomplish group tasks (teamwork, leading in organizational situations).