Online course

The Future of Cyber Security

Discuss the future of cyber security, emerging technologies, the challenges they pose and the development of cyber solutions.

The Future of Cyber Security

  • Duration 2 weeks
  • Weekly study 8 hours

What does the future hold for cyber security and are we ready for it?

In this final course, we will discuss the future of cyber security and examine the emerging technologies and the security-related challenges they pose.

We will also critically discuss the sophistication of growing threats and whether or not a bulletproof solution for these threats is possible.

What topics will you cover?

  • Blurring boundaries between user apps and social networking and monetising devices
  • Security challenges and opportunities with respect to the growth of massive data stores and the Internet of Things

What will you achieve?

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

  • Assess how the nature of cyber threats evolves
  • Discuss if yesterday’s prevention strategies are adequate for preventing advanced, targeted attacks
  • Discuss the key areas shaping the future of cybersecurity

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone who is keen to increase their knowledge of digital security risks and the tools and techniques used to guard against them.

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?

Anitha Chinnaswamy

Anitha Chinnaswamy

Anitha Chinnaswamy is an Assistant Professor at the Coventry Business School. As a Research Associate with CBiS, she is involved in teaching & research that pertains to data & information management.

Rob Milford

Rob Milford

I'm a lecturer in leadership for Coventry University. However, I specialise in collaborative working, in particular, the cyber infrastructures that enable collaborations to share information.

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.