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Cybersecurity for Human Resource Professionals

About this course

This course introduces cybersecurity concepts to those who work in the field of human resources. Particular focus is placed on working in conjunction with more technical departments in delivering to employees effective training and policies regarding corporate security. The course also engages learners on security concerns specific to the type of data handled by human resources departments.

Learning Outcomes

  • Exhibit a foundational understanding of cybersecurity
  • Responsibly advocate for HR’s role in cybersecurity policy and training
  • Develop the communication tools necessary to interface with technical and security professionals in the workplace
  • Identify major legislation in relation to workplace cybersecurity
  • Enumerate specific programs that HR professionals should implement in regard to employee training and motivation for cybersecurity
  • Display the knowledge and mindset to participate in strategic planning around the topics of cybersecurity, governance, incident response, and business continuity

Estimated length: 1.5 hours
Access Time: 90 days
HRCI credits: 3 (General) | SHRM credits: 3
Delivery: Online
Cost: $79

Professional Development Institute

Janet M. Jones, Director, Professional Development Institute
570-945-8621

John P. Gorel, Director, Corporate Relations
570-945-8622

Email: pdi@keystone.edu

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