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Think like a hacker: Cybersecurity awareness

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Executive Education

This program has now concluded. If you are interested in attending future sessions, please submit an expression of interest to our team.

Management HQ, Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley

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Curtin Alumni / Current students: $479
General: $529

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Cybersecurity is a top global concern, with 61 per cent of firms across the US and Europe reporting a cyber incident in the past year*. While this is worrying, there are many steps you can take to protect your devices, data and networks.

In this one-day masterclass, you’ll put yourself in the shoes of a hacker and discover the phases of a successful cyber attack. You’ll learn to counter attacks through learning the fundamentals of cybersecurity management and different ways to shield your business.

*The Hiscock Cyber Readiness Report 2019

About the facilitators

Dr Nik Thompson

Dr Nik Thompson believes people are the most critical element in the success and security of technology. He has successfully led research projects on smartphone and home computer security, privacy and surveillance, and online disclosure in social media. Dr Thompson is a member of the Australian Information Security Association, a Senior Certified Professional of the Australian Computer Society and a Senior Lecturer in Information Systems at Curtin University.