ICTTF Certified Cyber Risk Officer

Gain a uniquely comprehensive awareness of cyber security risk management as a cyber risk officer.

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Course details

Offered in partnership with the International Cyber Threat Task Force (ICTTF), this course will help you:

  • Understand the cyber threat landscape
  • Gain the knowledge, skills and confidence you require to protect the digital assets of your organisation
  • Support the efforts of, or lead the implementation of, a cyber risk framework
  • Learn with real-life case studies and practical scenarios


Have a question about this course? Please email info@thecorporategovernanceinstitute.com 




What will I learn?

  • Understanding cyber risks and a little technology
  • Cyber strategy – the business case
  • Cyber risk quantification and metrics
  • Cyber leadership and culture
  • Cyber risk and the law
  • Cyber resilience and incident management
  • Third party cyber risk – vendors and remote workers
  • Putting it together – developing a cyber risk strategy

Is this course right for me?

This course is suitable for any key cyber security risk management stakeholder, including first and second line managers who need to understand the threat so they can take practical action to mitigate the risk. Key cyber risk management stakeholders include:

  • C-Suite
  • Head of IT/security
  • Compliance managers
  • Cyber security/risk/compliance teams
  • Legal
  • Procurement
  • Head of business units
  • Technology leaders/Project managers
  • Management professionals/Team leaders
  • Digital consultants

Course format

This course is delivered by the ICTTF who provide all course materials and student communications.

  • Online course delivered over eight weeks (or purchase each module individually and study in your own time and at your own pace)
  • Pre-course orientation module to ensure understanding of key milestones and how assessments are calculated
  • Online training material includes interactive media such as videos, infographics and activities
  • Collaborative learning through discussion forums
  • Continuous assessment throughout the course

Certification lasts for three years from the date awarded. From June 2023, a recertification exam will be available online at www.icttf.org. There will be a fee of €500 for the recertification exam or any resits required.