Cybersecurity Basics for Managers

February 4, 2019 @ 9:00 am – February 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Various Locations (see below)

The January 7-17 course has been moved to February!

Are you being asked to shape how your organization protects its customer data or email systems?  Are your customers relying on you to protect their payment information?  Do you need a place to start learning about fundamental cybersecurity concepts?

This two-week crash course is designed for leaders, professionals, and entrepreneurs who have a limited technical background related to cybersecurity, data security, and information technology.  The JMU Cybersecurity Basics for Managers noncredit certificate program is discussion-oriented and formatted for the working professional.

Participants will gain knowledge that can inform their strategies to mitigate cybersecurity risks, secure data and information, build secure infrastructure, and hire qualified personnel and vendors.

Course Format

  • Monday, Feb. 4th: In-Person | 9:00 am – 4:30 pm | Downtown Harrisonburg
  • Thursday, Feb. 7th: Online | 9:00 – 11:00 am
  • Monday, Feb. 11th: In-Person | 9:00 am – 4:30 pm | Downtown Roanoke
  • Thursday, Feb. 14th: Online | 9:00 am – 11:00 am

About the Instructor
David Cafaro, CISSP/CCSP has been working in Information Technology for over two decades with a heavy focus on information security. Currently he is an Information Security Officer at Capital One where he leads a team providing security and risk management expertise on application, cloud, and on-prem technologies. Though currently working in the financial sector, his career has brought him through a variety of industries including environmental lab testing, government, telecommunications, and cancer research.  David holds a Masters in Computer Science from Georgetown University where he focused on security and privacy in the information age.  In addition to his careers focus on cyber security, David has also been active in sharing his knowledge through open source and community projects including working with the BSidesDC Security Conference to help organize the KidsCon section for the last 4 years.

More information and registration for the Feb 4-14, 2019 cybersecurity course