Cybersecurity Strategy

Certificate in Cybersecurity Strategy

Online & Flex Learning Formats

Learn how to develop cyber strategies that increase security and align with business needs through a comprehensive examination of the cybersecurity field.

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01 Jun 12-1pm ET
Professional Certificate in Cybersecurity Strategy Webinar  
Please note: All classes will be taught in a Flex Learning environment for the Spring & Summer—using live Zoom video conferencing—to mirror a more traditional classroom with regular interaction, engaging activities, and the dynamic exploration of topics and concepts.

Cultivate the skills needed to design and implement a comprehensive information security strategy through Georgetown’s Certificate in Cybersecurity Strategy. Academics and industry experts will guide you through a combination of independent study, lectures, and group work approaching the practice of cybersecurity through a managerial lens.

Throughout the program, you’ll develop strategic knowledge of security models, risk assessment, secure systems development, crisis management, and legal, regulatory, and compliance issues. You’ll also gain tactical knowledge by examining access control, encryption, network security, and social engineering.

  • Ideal for

    Experienced tech professionals

  • Duration

    12 weeks to 2 years

  • Tuition


  • Format

    Flex Learning & Online

  • Schedule

    Friday evenings & Saturdays

  • Semester of Entry

    Fall & spring

Upon successful completion of the certificate, you’ll be able to:

  • Support the business case for a cybersecurity strategy
  • Summarize national and global cybersecurity issues
  • Compose a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy
  • Calculate information security risks
  • Express related legal, regulatory, and compliance frameworks
  • Develop a crisis management plan