Cybersecurity for Leaders

Integrated with AI and Generative AI

Building a Culture of Cybersecurity Leadership and Equipping Leaders to Combat Evolving Cyberattacks

  • Learn from #1 B-school in India and #5 in Asia (FT Global Ranking 2024)
  • Learn AI Applications, Generative AI, Cloud Security, Digital Forensics, and Cybersecurity Team Management Strategies
  • Live Doubt Clearing Sessions
  • Be a Part of ISB Executive Network
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Get an Early Enrolment Benefit of 5% Using Code 'FUTUREYOU05'

This is only available to participants who apply by 17 July 2024.

Programme Overview

The ISB Executive Education's Cybersecurity for Leaders programme is meticulously designed to empower leaders with the strategic and technical expertise needed in today’s cybersecurity landscape. This programme offers a flexible learning experience through a blend of high-quality pre-recorded videos by globally renowned ISB faculty, interactive case studies, cutting-edge modules covering application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in cybersecurity and emerging tools and technologies. Enhance your leadership skills, stay ahead of threats, and join an elite network of professionals. Earn a prestigious ISB Executive Education certification and become a proactive leader in cybersecurity.

Programme Features

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Pre-recorded Videos for Self-paced Learning from Globally Renowned ISB Faculty

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Cutting-edge Modules on AI and Generative AI in Cybersecurity

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Real-world Case Studies and Business Scenarios

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Capstone Project

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Cybersecurity Frameworks

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20+ Discussion Boards

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Assignments* and Quizzes

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  • All programme content is delivered via recorded sessions. ISB faculty will not be a part of weekly live sessions or any other live interaction in this programme. We have a curated panel of eminent programme leaders who will be conducting the weekly live doubt-clearing sessions.

  • The final number of quizzes, assignments and discussions will be confirmed closer to the programme start.

  • *Assignments are graded either by programme leaders who are available to support participants in their learning journey and/or by the Emeritus grading team.

  • Programme leaders are domain experts who will clear your doubts and guide you through your learning journey.

Impact of Emerging Technologies Such as AI and Cloud on Cybersecurity

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and emerging tech skills are essential for cybersecurity leaders. Gartner ranks Generative AI as the top force behind 2024's cybersecurity trends, recommending collaboration with stakeholders to ensure its ethical, safe, and secure use. This technology can enable:

Proactive threat detection
Proactive Threat Detection
Reduced response time or an automated response
Reduced Response Time or An Automated Response
Strategic adaptation
Strategic Adaptation
Enhanced overall cybersecurity resilience
Enhanced Overall Cybersecurity Resilience

Essential Cybersecurity Frameworks

Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability (CIA) Triad
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Indian Computer Emergency Response Team
LP-ISB CYSL- Indian Laws and Regulations
Indian Laws and Regulations
LP-ISB CYSL- Developing and Implementing a Cybersecurity Strategy
Developing and Implementing a Cybersecurity Strategy
LP-ISB CYSL- Risk Components Relationship Model
Risk Components Relationship Model
LP-ISB CYSL- How to Make My Bug Bounty Cost-effective? A Game-theoretical Model
How to Make My Bug Bounty Cost-effective? A Game-theoretical Model
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Business Impact Analysis (BIA)
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National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Incident Response Framework
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National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management (C-SCRM)

Real-world Case Studies and Business Scenarios

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Note: All product and company names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. Use of them does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement by them.

Programme Modules

This programme is tailored to enhance your knowledge of essential principles and optimal methodologies in the field of cybersecurity. It will help you gain hands-on expertise in implementing cybersecurity measures for both immediate and future business strategies, and help you effectively engage with consumer data and take responsibility for ensuring compliance with data privacy regulations. 

Note- Modules/ topics are indicative only, and the suggested time and sequence may be dropped/modified/ adapted to fit the total programme hours.

Programme Faculty

Giri Kumar Tayi
Giri Kumar Tayi

Professor of Information Systems and Business Analytics (ISBA), Massry School of Business

Professor Tayi is a prolific and award-winning academic with approximately 80 refereed journal articles, 65 conference proceedings/presentations, and numerous book chapters sp...

Subodha Kumar
Subodha Kumar

Professor of Statistics, Operations, and Data Science, Fox School of Business and Management

Professor Subodha Kumar is the Paul R. Anderson Distinguished Chair Professor of Statistics, Operations, and Data Science and the Founding Director of the Center for Business ...

Programme Certificate

Programme Certificate

Upon successfully completing the programme with a minimum 70% score in all required assignments, you will be awarded a certificate in Cybersecurity for Leaders from ISB Executive Education. 

Note: All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of ISB.

Who Is This Programme For?

  • Senior leaders who want to develop new applications and frameworks that detect, withstand, and counteract intrusion.

  • Aspiring cybersecurity leaders who want to lead security operations and new initiatives in their current organisation.

  • Professionals keen to gain cybersecurity skills and transition to a cybersecurity career.

Eligibility: The programme is designed for Senior Managers, Leaders, and Senior Professionals.

Key Takeaways of The Programme

  • Describe key cybersecurity concepts and security objectives.​

  • Discuss the strategy and functional implementation of cybersecurity protocols, defensive and offensive strategies.​

  • Examine cybersecurity compliance and regulations​.

  • Discuss how cybersecurity impacts the value chain of a company​.

  • Evaluate considerations for developing business continuity and resilience during disruptions​.

  • Interpret the role of emerging trends and technologies in cyberspace​.

  • Discuss key components of creating and managing high-performing cyber teams​.

ISB Executive Network

Upon successful completion of the programme, participants will become a part of the ISB Executive Network. Benefits include:

  • ISB Executive Education Newsletters with the latest updates

  • Networking opportunities via ISB Executive Network Group on LinkedIn

  • Exclusive invitations to Online and Offline events like Webinars, Conferences, and Master Classes, amongst others

  • Preferential pricing with 10% discount on programme fee on ISB Executive Education programmes

  • Upgrade to Executive Alumni status by completing 100+ learning hours

Note: All activities and research resources for ISB Executive Education alumni are handled by ISB Executive Education. Whenever there are any events or webinars held, they will inform the alumni community of the same. Events take place yearly basis availability of resources & are subject to change. 

The Learning Experience

More than 300,000 professionals globally, across 200 countries, have chosen to advance their skills with Emeritus and its educational learning partners. In fact, 90 percent of the respondents of a recent survey across all our programmes said that their learning outcomes were met or exceeded. All the contents of the course would be made available to students at the commencement of the course. However, to ensure the programme delivers the desired learning outcomes, the students may appoint Emeritus to manage the delivery of the programme in a cohort-based manner during the course period the cost of which is already included in the overall Course fee of the course. 

A dedicated programme support team is available 7 days a week to answer questions about the learning platform, technical issues, or anything else that may affect your learning experience. 


Early registrations are encouraged. Seats fill up quickly!

Flexible payment options available.

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