Carnegie Mellon University

Internet of Things Cyber Security and Privacy: Open Enrollment Program

Translate emerging Internet of Things research into actionable business value.


September 1, 2020 | Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA | $1,500

The Internet of Things (IoT) is reaching critical mass in many sectors of the economy, with the prevalence of IoT devices creating significant challenges for the safety, security, reliability and privacy of consumers and enterprises that use them.

This program will help you assess emerging IoT technologies and current use cases, and translate these into opportunities to create innovative product and service offerings, increase operational efficiencies, reduce risk, and collaborate with ecosystem partners. The program provides a baseline of foundational knowledge, updates on new developments, and engagement on the potential for business impact.

Key Takeaways

  • Identify IoT security vulnerabilities and risks.
  • Learn how to apply systems to manage these risks.
  • Become familiar with current IoT security regulations and their organizational impact.
  • Better understand leadership’s role in effective incident response.

Who should attend?

This program is ideal for boards of directors, executive leadership teams, operating units, product development and functional disciplines such as engineering and supply chain management.

Program Topics

  • Introduction to connected systems/products and IoT Cyber Security
  • Security risks associated with IoT and business and customer impact
  • Customer needs and recent trends
  • Managing expectations and providing evidence of security diligence
  • Practices associated with designing in security
  • Incident response
  • Legal and financial considerations
  • Regulatory trends
  • Planning and investment
  • Application to business problems
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Executive Education at Carnegie Mellon

Contact a program director at 412-268-2304 or exec-director@andrew.cmu.edu to learn more.