Full course description
This course is specifically designed for mid-level managers in Florida state and local government agencies, equipping them with the knowledge and skills necessary to manage cybersecurity within their departments effectively. Through interactive modules and engaging content, this course provides mid-level managers with a comprehensive understanding of cybersecurity principles, risk management strategies, incident response planning, and compliance frameworks relevant to the government sector. Participants will learn how to assess and mitigate cybersecurity risks, develop and implement cybersecurity policies, lead incident response efforts, and ensure compliance with applicable regulations. The course empowers mid-level managers to play a critical role in safeguarding their departments' digital assets and ensuring the resilience of government operations.
This course is tailored for mid-level managers within Florida state and local government agencies who are responsible for overseeing cybersecurity within their departments. It is ideal for managers, supervisors, team leads, and individuals in similar roles who have some prior knowledge of cybersecurity fundamentals. While technical expertise is not required, participants should have a solid understanding of their department's operations and possess basic familiarity with cybersecurity concepts.
This online, self-paced course allows mid-level managers from Florida state and local government agencies to learn at their own convenience. The course can be completed in multiple sittings, accommodating participants' busy schedules. Each module includes video lectures, case studies, interactive exercises, and knowledge assessments to reinforce learning outcomes. On average, participants are expected to complete the entire course in approximately eight hours.
Upon successfully completing the course, participants will receive a certificate of completion issued by the University of South Florida (USF). This certificate acknowledges their proficiency in cybersecurity management and demonstrates their commitment to enhancing their skills and knowledge in cybersecurity. Participants can showcase this certificate on their professional profiles, such as LinkedIn, to highlight their expertise.