Building a cyber resilient workforce (UCS8014)

Learn how to build a cyber resilient culture in your business

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Building a cyber resilient culture is imperative in business

This minicourse provides an understanding of cyber resilient culture and how it is constituted within a business context. It specifically looks into how employees’ awareness of cybersecurity and cyber threats could be built as well as how their non-cybersecure behaviour could be changed, both as requirements of a desired cyber culture.

About the course

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to:

  • Research and review sources of specialist human behavioural knowledge relating to cybersecurity, and how these can be applied towards improved cybersecurity resilience
  • Interpret, articulate and communicate complex issues relating to building cyber resilience

What topics will you cover?

  • Introduction to cyber resilience
  • Cybersecurity awareness
  • Behavioural aspect of cybersecurity issues
  • Organisational culture and affecting change


To be eligible for a digital badge for this minicourse, you will need to successfully complete an assessment which includes strategies for information security awareness, behaviour and culture change

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1 March 2021
Start date: 01 Mar 2021
26 Apr 2021
Start date: 26 Apr 2021
21 June 2021
Start date: 21 Jun 2021
16 August 2021
Start date: 16 Aug 2021
11 October 2021
Start date: 11 Oct 2021

University level expertise

Scott Sorley is Executive Director of ICT Services at the University of Southern Queensland. Scott is responsible for enterprise wide planning, coordination and delivery of USQ information and communications systems. Scott developed the Human Factors in Cyber Security course in June 2019 and has been teaching this course to postgraduate students since that time. He has a particular interest in enabling Higher Education and its mission to improve people’s lives and create value for society. Scott has a diverse IT background from developing web applications, building distributed database systems, designing networks and managing large IT teams.

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