Coventry University program

Network Defence Management

This program covers some of the common security controls for preventing, detecting and recovering from network security incidents.

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

Learn about network defence management to develop your understanding of cyber attacks

This program aims to provide you with knowledge for securing networks by developing your understanding of cyber attacks, effective defence and crisis management.

Over the course of this program, you’ll explore the core concept of cyber security and also vulnerabilities and attack profiles for conventional networks, security architectures and advanced protection methods.

You will also investigate some of the future issues in security, including artificial intelligence, state hacking and quantum technologies.

The aim of the program is to understand methods of prevention, detection and recovery from network security incidents.


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?

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:

  • Understand the variety of potential cyberattacks an organisation may face

  • Analyse the threat environment

  • Formulate effective responses to cyberattacks

  • Maintain network security

  • Manage critical events and communicate effectively

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