Cybersecurity Essentials for Media Managers & Security Officers

Cybersecurity Essentials for Media Managers & Security Officers


Broadcast media organizations have only recently entered the world of IT and IP technologies. They are confronted with cybersecurity threats that were unknown to them before and the teams in charge of cybersecurity are limited in number compared to the scale of the threats their organization face daily.

As a manager or as a security officer, the cybersecurity of your department is part of your responsibilities.

This Master Class will give you the knowledge and tools you need to become an active partner of your CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) and of the cybersecurity team in your media organization.

  • Understand and learn to identify the cybersecurity risks and how best to mitigate them at your level,
  • Understand and learn key techniques to identify an attack but also to lower its impact,
  • Keep up to date with cybersecurity measures and raise the awareness of your team,

Who it is for

  • Media Managers – technologists and non-technologists – who are keen to playing an active part protecting their organization from cyber threats and attacks.
  • Security officers & coordinators, Media professionals who oversee cybersecurity in their department/unit.

Skills Learnt

  • Business: Learn how to associate business risks to cyber threats and raise yours and your team’s awareness
  • Safety & Security: Better understand and manage cybersecurity risks and incidents

Course Objectives

  • Learn how to identify and manage business risks,
  • Understand how to manage and secure the “unknown”,
  • Define pertinent Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to assess your cybersecurity level,
  • Learn how cyberattacks can be addressed and mitigated at your level and within your teams; design an incident response strategy and run a tabletop exercise,
  • Make your working process more secure and raise the awareness of your team.

Course Outline

  • Risk identification and management
    • Why is Cybersecurity seen as a blocker and how to deal with it
    • Business Risk identification and management
    • Visibility: how to protect the unknown?
    • Cybersecurity essential KPIs – exercise
    • Tabletop exercise
  • Incident Response
    • From preparation to reaction
    • Incident response follow up: IRPs and playbooks
  • Cybersecurity awareness best practices
    • Definition
    • How does it happen: information gathering, social engineering, network attacks & physical attacks.
    • Key take aways 


During the course trainees will be asked to work on several short exercises alone or in small groups.


After completing the course modules, you will be awarded an EBU Academy Certificate

Meet your faculty

Fabrice Guye

Senior Manager and Business Director

Experienced Senior Manager and Business Director within the Cyber Security field with extended management responsibilities from technical teams to principal consultants: development of strategies, development of products, services and solutions, processes and metrics, staffing plan, recruitment and operational management (cost, budget and efficiency).

Currently General Manager at Senthorus and Leading the strategy, business development, marketing, partnership and sales activities at ELCA Security. Previously Director at Kudelski Security responsible for overseeing all Cybersecurity Advisory Services and Operations activities for the EMEA region. Acting as a trusted advisor for CISOs (from SMB to billion dollars companies).