New Cybersecurity Management Major at UNSW Business School: A Collaborative Approach to Cybersecurity Education

We’re excited to share that Matt O’Kane has been invited to contribute his experience to the upcoming Bachelor of Commerce (B. Comm.) Cybersecurity Management major at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Business School. This innovative program, set to be made available to undergraduate students soon, is designed to foster professionals equipped to lead teams in the rapidly changing cybersecurity landscape.

A photo of Richard Webby and Matt O'Kane at UNSW Business School, School of Information Systems and Technology, during the recent B. Comm Cyber Security planning day

About the Major

The Cybersecurity Management major at the School of Information Systems and Technology Management at UNSW Business School has been developed to meet the evolving demands of the cybersecurity landscape. This program equips students with a comprehensive skill set, blending technical expertise with essential soft skills. We offer a collaborative learning environment where students can gain hands-on experience with the latest technological practices. They’ll be armed with the knowledge and tools they need to tackle cybersecurity challenges and make a positive impact in our digitally interconnected world.

Creating Future Technology Leaders

The program aspires to produce professionals who are innovative, ethical, and agile, with a focus on becoming sustainability-oriented technology leaders. We emphasise the importance of social and global responsibility, empowering our students to make ethical decisions and contribute to a secure digital future.

The program aims to build valuable partnerships with influential industry leaders, creating an exceptional learning experience that prepares our students for a career in the rapidly evolving field of cybersecurity.

UNSW plans to launch this course in 2024. We’re looking forward to contributing to the development of the next generation of cybersecurity leaders.

Important note on general advice

I am a cyber security specialist, but I may not be YOUR cyber security specialist. 

All cyber-security and digital forensics decisions require careful consideration of your own circumstances and risks. General information is not not tailored to your individual needs. You should seek the advice of a suitably qualified cyber-security or digital forensics specialist.