IT-Security Manager

Language: English

Secure communication systems are the central nervous system of our modern society, making them indispensable to a functioning economy.


Never have there been so many ways to network with each other. Society is riding a wave of increasing digitalisation. More and more new technical possibilities are available for communicating over the internet. But these technical innovations and the growing digitalisation also bring risks – threats from security gaps in this digital society. In recent years, there have been huge numbers of IT security incidents that have made headlines around the world and have affected all kinds of companies. This makes cyber-attacks, cyber-crime and cyber-spying a serious threat in the 21st century and the importance of IT security is increasing rapidly.


Responsibilities of the IT Security Manager:

An IT Security Manager is responsible for the whole IT infrastructure and the security of this infrastructure in a company. As a higher-level actor, he/she is able, in coordination with the management level, to enforce IT security goals in companies and organisations and to guide, implement and check suitable measures and comprehensive solutions. The IT Security Manager is the intersection between employees of a company and the management.


Aim of the course:

At the end of the course, participants will be able to independently analyse and evaluate the IT infrastructure in a company and derive appropriate ways to optimise it. In addition, there will be strategic planning, in consultation with management, on resources and the initiation of technical and administrative measures.


Learning objectives:

  • Extensive understanding of networks, including securing networks and end devices in the company
  • Identifying and eliminating weak points in the IT structure of your company
  • Conduct risk analyses and derive appropriate measures to reduce risks
  • Conception and establishment of the information security management system (ISMS)
  • Professionally instruct, implement and check solutions within the framework of IT security