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Cyber Security Threat Environment for Managers (CSTEM)

  • Nov 27-28, 2023

  • Apr 4-5, 2024

  • Nov 18-19, 2024


ARC Hotel, 140 Slater Street, Ottawa, ON


$2500 + HST

COURSE SUMMARY This course is one of the essential courses required for certification and designation as a Security and Resilience Professional/Manager under the Infrastructure Resilience Research Group, IRRG, Office of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Design, Carleton University.


This course is designed to bring IT, ICS, control room managers, security professionals, and managers and generalists who must work together to address the impacts of cyber attacks on an organization. During a cyber attack, it is imperative to work as a team and not in silos. Having the knowledge, understanding and a common vocabulary to communicate during a cyber incident is also a critical requirement.

The course is divided into the following three (3) modules:

Module 1: Roles and Responsibilities will discuss the roles and responsibilities of IT, ICS, cyber security experts, security professionals, managers, analysts, and other reporting requirements to senior managers and executives.

Module 2: Threat Landscape and Actionable Response will provide information on recent cyber attacks, their characteristics, and attackers’ tradecrafts and different assessment methodologies.

Module 3: Scenario Exercises uses different scenarios and case studies to demonstrate:

  • Specific cyber countermeasures;

  • Effective measures to prevent attacks;

  • How attackers leverage man-in-the-middle tools to intercept seemingly secure networks; and,

  • Network devices (firewalls, intrusion detection system to increase intelligenc value of logs and alerts during investigation.


At the end of the course, you will:


  • Have a better understanding of the roles and responsibilities of all key officials    involved in addressing cyber threats to an organization;

  • Know and understand common terminologies;

  • Understand cyber security concepts and processes to communicate effectively to help breakdown silos in the workplace; and

  • Gain a better understanding of cyberattack defense methodologies and the evolving complexities of attacks.

Upon the successful completion of this training, participants will be issued an IRRG certificate, indicating that they have gained the acquired the knowledge and understanding to be able to communicate with peers, senior managers and executives.

Who should attend:

Professionals, Manager, and Generalists, who have taken the Essentials of Cyber Security (ECS) training.  IT, ICS, and Control Room Supervisors who want to update their knowledge of the ongoing cyber threats.


Course Instructor:

Antoine Lemay, Ph.D., CISSP, GSEC, GCIH
Chief Training Officer, Cyber Defence Corporation (CYDEF)

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