Understand, in non-technical terms, how cybercrimes are carried out, the necessary control frameworks regulated firms need to implement and the relevant laws, regulations and best practice guidance to which they should adhere.


  • Delivery: Self-paced online Learning – Start anytime and develop your skills at your own pace and from any location
  • Entry: No educational or experience requirements
  • Duration: Average of 6 months to complete, up to a year
  • Program fees: $375

This course has been designed by the leading professional body for securities the CISI (The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment base in the UK) and tailored to the Australian market by FINSIA.

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Managing cyber security




Big picture

The big picture

Contribute to your company’s efforts to minimise their exposure to and detection of cyber attacks.






Skills, Tools, & Strategies

Learn about all elements of cyber crime and understand how the financial services industry combats it via strong governance and risk management.





International specialist

Be recognised as an international specialist

Develop your understanding of the roles of both local and international regulators and law enforcement agencies, using world’s best practice to detect and combat cyber attacks.



Is this course right for me?

This course is suitable for:

  • Compliance officers & money laundering reporting officers;
  • Those involved in regulation, law enforcement, trade and commerce;
  • Any individual who wants to develop specialist skills in managing cyber security.

What are my learning outcomes?

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand what a cyber attack is, the types of cyber attacks and the human element of them.
  • Understand the key concepts influencing internet law as well as local and international legislation.
  • Identify the relevant law enforcement agencies and their roles as well as have a clear understanding of standards and best practise
  • Understand how the financial services industry can be exposed to and detect cyber-attacks.
  • Explain how the financial services industry can combat cybercrime with strong governance and risk management.
  • Discuss emerging threats, the use of ‘Big Data’ and the ethics relating to the use of data.

What is included when I enrol in this course?

  • A PDF workbook;
  • Access to Revision Express, with multiple choice questions at the end of each chapter to confirm your understanding;
  • Computer-Based testing exam fees;
  • 12 month FINSIA Affiliate membership is included if it is your first enrolment to this course and you haven't been a member previously. FINSIA membership gives you access to a wide network of professionals, as well as access to a library of online resources, exclusive publications and high-value events.


$375 AUD

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Why study with Finsia

Why study with FINSIA?

  • Internationally recognised* qualifications developed by senior industry experts
  • Full support provided
  • Access an extensive online library of Continuous Professional Development materials
  • Not-for profit membership body operating for over 130 years to benefit financial services professionals, consumers and society

Further professional qualifications

To further expand your knowledge upon completion of this course, you are eligible to take professional qualifications such as:

  • Investment Operation Certificate (IOC)