Online course in Tech & Coding

Network Defence Management Overview

Explore the basic requirements of network defence management.

  • Duration 2 weeks
  • Weekly study 3 hours
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This course is part of the program Network Defence Management, which is one of the building blocks that leads to a degree in MBA (for the Cyber Security Management sector). Find out more.

Discover the importance of network defence management for an organisation

Network defence management is critical for protecting organisations from cyber attacks. This course aims to offer a foundational understanding of network defence management.

You will have the opportunity to explore the range of threats to a network and the ways to assess them for likelihood and impact. You will also explore ways to determine the level of defence required to manage these threats within tolerances of the organisation and as appropriate for the data/information held.

What topics will you cover?

• An overview of network defence management

• Management requirements

• Organisational requirements

• Network defence principles

When would you like to start?

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  • Available now
    This course started 16 Sep 2019

What will you achieve?

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

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of network defence management
  • Demonstrate understanding of the effects of inappropriate network defence management

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone looking to develop their understanding of cyber security and network defence management.

Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

Zilia Iskoujina

Zilia Iskoujina

I am Senior Lecturer in e-Business in the School of Strategy and Leadership and Associated Researcher in the Centre for Business in Society (CBiS) in Coventry University.

Who developed the course?

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

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Advance your career with a degree

What's different about this course?

Since 2017 you have been able to take a degree on FutureLearn. This free course is a bit like a starter course for a degree — it should give you a flavour of the degree subject but can also be your first step towards a degree qualification.

If you enjoy this course you can apply to join the program it’s part of to start working towards a degree on FutureLearn.

Don’t worry, you can still take the course without doing a full degree!

How do degrees work on FutureLearn?

Do the free course
Join and complete the program
Get academic credit for an online degree from Coventry University

Which program and degree is this course part of?

This course is part of the program Network Defence Management, which is one of the building blocks that leads to a degree in MBA (for the Cyber Security Management sector).