Old Dominion University: Multidisciplinary Risk Management in Cybersecurity: Course Development

Old Dominion University
Undergraduate and Graduate level.
“Multidisciplinary Risk Management in Cybersecurity: Course Development.”

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Topics and Subtopics include:

“Fundamentals of Risk Management” with emphasis on common risk assessment tools and techniques such as PHA, HAZOP, FMEA, FTA, CCA, and ALARP, basics of risk and decision theory, elements of probability theory, value function, utility function, enterprise risk, capability and operability risk, and extreme event analysis.

“Applied Standards and Cyber Risk Management” with emphasis on applied standards and cyber risk management standards such as NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1, NIST SP 800-39, and ISO/IEC 27001.

And “Field Skills on Cyber Risk Management” with emphasis on applications of cybersecurity risk management such as the Internet of Things, cloud systems, cyber insurance, and traditional applications.

NCWF Categories included:

Oversee and Govern (OV)

NCWF Specialty Areas included:


NCWF KSAs included:

K0002: Knowledge of risk management processes.


Three total modules. Syllabi, presentations with instructor notes/guidance, required readings, Web-based resources, and case studies are provided. Curriculum utilizes a multidisciplinary approach, incorporating different disciplines such as technical, social, economics, law, and politics.