Cyber Security Management

Considering  cyber security  as a mere technical problem determined thirty years of investments that were inefficient to tackle growing threats and damages to companies, in terms of frauds, data theft and, more recently, damages to operations.
The pervasiveness of IT systems, as well as the progressive interconnection of equipment and devices, creates new vulnerabilities that no company and organization can afford.

The course offers a modern view of security, one in which cyber security is a the service of the business and operates synergically, the aim being to minimize risks for processes, personnel and the most critical company data. The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and the NIS directive on critical infrastructures are analyzed during the course as pillars of company security, one that can be perfectly integrated with it.

The course is intended for those professional figures who wish to take on posts of responsibility in the management of the IT security, acquiring skills in the field of cyber risk management, data protection, personnel and supplier management, incident management, also in order to start a career as Cyber Security Manager and Chief Information Security Officer.


In partnership with Confind Emilia area centro BLU per sito

Michele Colajanni

Michele Colajanni

Course Director

" The course aims at providing the theoretical bases, the methods and tools to plan and manage protection solutions for IT infrastructures and for information stored and transmitted digitally. "



Competenze CISO

The course is structured in 10 classroom days (Friday and Saturday).

The dates of the lessons are:

  • 13-14 December 2019
  • 17-18 January 2020
  • February 7-8, 2020
  • February 28-29, 2020
  • 6-7 March 2020

Each lesson is from 9.15 am to 5.45 pm.  

Testimonials from:

Massimo Cottafavi, Head of Cyber and Operations Security, SNAM
Andrea Lanzoni, Internal Auditing Director & Data Protection Officer, FAAC group
Yuri Rassega, Chief Information Security Officer, ENEL
Toto Zammataro, Cyber Security specialist, Alix Partners


- Cyberspace components - Attack methods, types of attackers and motivations - Vulnerability of companies: information and operations - Applicable regulations

- Cyber security process management - 27000 Standard - Cyber risk management - Organizational counter-measures

- Technologies for security - Monitoring and detection systems (NOC and SOC) - Business continuity - Value chain resilience - Management of cyber incidents

- Management of the Vulnerability Assessment process - Management of the remediation process - Project management and financing

- Project and resource management

- Raising awareness and personnel management

- Personnel management and defenses

Learning method

Our courses are characterized by a faculty that brings together very different skills and experiences from the world of business, academia and consulting.


Networking develops among students of the same class, between participants and lecturers, as well as with students from other courses or previous editions of the same program.


Over the years, our partners have been constantly involved in the various activities that make up the structure of our programs. Companies belonging to our network participate in project work and master classes; they actively contribute to introducing guest speakers and organizing company visits. Our partners are our first supporters: they sponsor various scholarships, host internships for students and provide professional opportunities for graduates.

The partner companies of Bologna Business School are:

Aeroporto G. Marconi Assicoop Bologna Metropolitana Automobili Lamborghini Bologna Fiere Brevini Power Transmission Camera di Commercio di Bologna Camera di Commercio di Ferrara Camera di Commercio di Forlì-Cesena Camera di Commercio di Modena Camera di Commercio di Rimini Camst Carpigiani Group Cassa di Risparmio in Bologna Confcommercio Emilia Romagna Confindustria Emilia Romagna Coswell Datalogic Ducati Motor Holding Enel Engineering Ingegneria Informatica Expert System Falorni Fastweb Ferrarelle Ferrari Ferretti Group Finalma Fondazione Carisbo Fondazione Cassa Risparmio Cesena Fondazione Cassa Risparmio di Cento Fondazione Cassa Risparmio di Imola Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Carpi Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Ferrara Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo Fondazione G. Marconi Fondazione IBM Italia Fondazione Isabella Seràgnoli Fondazione del Monte di Bologna e Ravenna Fondazione per la Collaborazione tra i Popoli Food Trend Foundation Furla Google Italia Granarolo GroupM Gruppo Coesia Gruppo Sistema H-ART HSPI Haworth Hera Horsa IBM Italia IMA Iconsulting Intesa San Paolo KPMG Advisory Laboratori Guglielmo Marconi Landi Renzo Legacoop Bologna Lighthouse Manutencoop Mape Maps Masai Italia Maserati Microsoft Italia Montenegro N.C.H. Nuovi Cantieri Apuania Olidata Onit Group Opera Santa Maria del Fiore Philip Morris Italia Poltronesofà Regione Emilia-Romagna Ricoh S.E.C.I. Gruppo Industriale Maccaferri SAP SCS Consulting STMicroelectronics Schneider Electric Seps Technogym Teuco The Boston Consulting Group Toyota Material Handling Italia Trevi Group Umberto Cesari UniCredit Unieuro Unindustria Bologna Unipol Vem Sistemi Veronesi Viabizzuno Videoworks Volvo Car Italia WPP Italia Yoox Net-A-Porter Group


The registration fee for the entire program is € 4.200 (plus VAT) to be paid before the start date of the course.

The fee includes attendance in the program, all the study material available through the online platform and access to Bologna Business School services, which include a personal account for the Alma wi-fi, use of the pcs in the Computer Lab, access to the study areas, and access to the indoor gym.
There is ample free parking in the School’s park.


Discounts are available:

for early registrations;
for Business Network companies;
for Alma/BBS and Profingest Alumni;
for groups of at least 3 people.


Alumni e Aziende possono verificare la disponibilità di voucher presso il Fondo Interprofessionale di riferimento:

Fondimpresa – per quadri / middle management
Fondo Dirigenti PMI – per dirigenti di PMI industriali
Fondirigenti - per dirigenti
Fon.Coop – per aziende cooperative

BBS è ente accreditato Fon.Ter – per aziende del Terziario e Servizi







The course allow a maximum of 20 partecipants.


To register, simply download the registration form and send it by email or fax (051 2090112).


At the end of the course, a participation certificate is issued (upon reaching 80% of classroom hours).
The documents used in the classroom and any further reading or exercises will be uploaded to our platform, whose credentials will be delivered in the classroom.
Should a group of colleagues wish to participate in the program, it is possible to contact the Program Manager to evaluate an ad hoc participation price.
Our short courses do not require a specific course of study. It is important to have a few years of work experience behind you that can help you, inside the classroom, by bringing real cases dealt with and solutions adopted during your work.


Valentina Lodi
Valentina LodiManager della Formazione

Phone: +39 051 2090143


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