Introduction to Cyber Security

Course Code: ICS101-WS
Day: Sun Time: 10:00-11:30 Hours: 6 Sessions: 4 Semester: Summer Medium of Instruction: English Location: Online

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Course Description

The recent news are full of data breaches and attacks, committed by various threats ranging from international criminal organizations to activists, targeting corporations, governments, and individuals alike. The consequences are ranging from loss of privacy, loss of business, to loss of national security, with globally cascading impact. In this one-day seminar, the participants will be introduced to the definition of cyber security, how it is related to information security; fundamental concepts of cyber security; how countries and business combat cyber security risks, both offensively and defensively; and decompose recent examples of cyber security incidents and discuss how to reduce such risks. As a result of this workshop, the participants will have a set of concepts to understand the risk of cyber security and how to control it in their organization.


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Terumi Laskowsky

Instructor Biography

Terumi Laskowsky is Director of Consulting for a U.S. based IT security vendor based in Japan. She has worked IT executive roles in a number of IT organizations in the financial, technology, and educational industries in Japan. She also served as a military police officer in the U.S. Army. Her expertise is in a field of IT Security (Application, OS, Network), IT Compliance and Governance, IT management, and IT Communications. She is a certified professional in the following areas: CISSP (Certified Information Security Manager), NSA IAM & IEM (National Security Agency Information Assurance Methodology and Information Evaluation Methodology). Terumi holds Bachelor of Science in Engineer in Computer Science Engineering from Arizona State University, Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Wharton, and Master of International Management from the University of Pennsylvania.