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Cyber 301: Managing Cyber Risk

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Develop strategies to help your organization confront rapidly evolving digital threats. After completing CYB 301, you’ll be able to manage internal and external cyber risks, respond to data breaches, comply with new regulations, and more.


Skills You'll Gain

checkmarkIdentify evolving cyber risks so you can help organizations protect their physical and intellectual property

checkmark Recognize the value and limitations of cyber insurance so you can help customers choose appropriate cyber risk management strategies

checkmarkStay current on cyber regulation so you can keep your organization and customers in compliance

Ready-Made Career Skills:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Cyber Insurance
  • Cyber Risk Management
  • Cyber Security Risk
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)


Assignment 1:
Cyber Risk Fundamentals
50 Minutes
Assignment 2:
Cyber Risk Exposures
70 Minutes
Assignment 3:
Cyber Regulation
40 Minutes
Assignment 4:
Managing Internal Cyber Risks
40 Minutes
Assignment 5:
Managing External Cyber Risks
45 Minutes
Assignment 6:
Organizational Resiliency
50 Minutes
Assignment 7:
Cyber Risk Mitigation
35 Minutes
Assignment 8:
Addressing Cyber Risk with Insurance
60 Minutes
Study Plan

Exam Prep Tools

Cyber 301 comes with proven comprehensive study materials to help you pass The Institutes Designations' exam with confidence:

  1. Practice Quizzes: Quickly see where your knowledge gaps are with online practice quizzes for each assignment and the full course. And bonus—take them as many times as you want.
  2. Simulated Exam: Designed to give you the full experience of your final exam, the simulated exam is a timed exam that you can take only once. It mimics the exam structure and level of questions you’ll find on the actual exam. Students who take their Institutes simulated exam pass their exams at higher rates than students who don’t.
  3. Discussion Boards: Better understand how concepts you’re learning apply to real-life, professional experiences by connecting, gaining tips, and sharing best practices with other individuals in your field.
  4. Flashcards: Test yourself on key terms with flashcards that help you fit studying into your busy schedule.

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  1. Does this course give me credit toward The Institutes Designations?
    • Yes! CYB 301 gives you credit toward the CPCU and Associate in Information Technology (AIT) designations.
  2. How long does the course take?
    • CYB 301 typically takes students 6-8 weeks to complete.
  3. How is The Institutes Designations’ exam structured?
    • Virtual exams are timed. You will have 65 minutes to complete 50 questions.
  4. What’s included in my course materials?
    • Your course materials include assignment quizzes, practice exams, and a simulated credentialing exam. Depending on the package you choose, you may receive a printed course book as well.
  5. How do testing windows work?
    • We offer The Institutes Designations’ exams in 4 testing windows throughout the year. You can complete your exam at any time in the testing window that you registered for. Access your exam from your account when the window opens and complete any time until 11:59 p.m. ET on the final day of the window.
      • Quarter 1: January 15 – March 15
      • Quarter 2: April 15 – June 15
      • Quarter 3: July 15 – September 15
      • Quarter 4: October 15 – December 15