Coventry University program

Digital Security Risk

This program explores digital information security concepts and how they’re applied.

This program is part of the Master of Business Administration (Cyber Security Management) degree offered by Coventry University

Widen your perspective of digital security risk

This program seeks to provide a comprehensive knowledge of digital information security concepts and an understanding of their application using the internet and mobile technologies.

The program aims to help you develop a systematic understanding of the threats posed to organisations, as well as a comprehensive understanding of the approaches needed to mitigate such risks.

You’ll be provided with detailed coverage of various security technologies to offer you the opportunity to help you gain an awareness of the latest problems and best practices in secure architecture design.


5 courses

Delivered by expert academics

Coventry secured 5 QS Stars for Teaching and Online Learning in the QS World University Ranking 2020 and has received No. 1 in the world for Massive Open Online Courses in MoocLab’s World University Ranking 2021.

Please note that the staff described in the 'Who will you learn with?' section below may be subject to change.

  • Coventry University

Who will you learn with?

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.

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.

Coventry University

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this program, you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of security concepts and protocols and their application to contemporary internet and mobile-based solutions and technologies

  • Critically evaluate the role of a security policy for protecting information assets, as well as demonstrate self-direction in designing security policies to defend those assets within the context of global communication and the web

  • Perform systematic digital risk assessment, identification and analysis in accordance with international standards and demonstrate an ability to deal with complex issues

  • Demonstrate a systematic understanding of IT governance that relates to information security and how it influences the security policy of an organisation

  • Demonstrate a conceptual understanding of a wide range of current research and technological advances in cyber security and the ability to evaluate these

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