Internet of Things (IoT) Cyber Security is reaching critical mass in many sectors of the economy, with the prevalence of IoT devices creating significant challenges for the safety, security, reliability and privacy of consumers and enterprises that use them.

Tackling IoT Cyber Security requires understanding the technology integrated with business application. Partnering with Carnegie Mellon University's CyLab Security and Privacy Institute, Carnegie Mellon Executive Education delivers programs to assess emerging IoT technologies and current use cases, and translate these into opportunities to create innovative product and service offerings, increase operational efficiencies, reduce risk and collaborate with ecosystem partners. The programs provide a baseline of foundational knowledge, updates on new developments, and engagement on the potential for business impact.

Sample Instructor(s)

Vyas Sekar, Lorrie Cranor


6 hours


Program content can be tailored to different audiences ranging from boards of directors, executive leadership teams, operating units, product development, and functional disciplines such as finance, engineering, and supply chain management.

In-Person or Remote

Remote, in-person, and pre-recorded sections, hybrid, etc.

Intended Audience

This course is appropriate for professionals working in either technology or policy.

Course topics

  • Introduction to connected systems/products and IoT Cyber Security 
  • Security risks associated with IoT and business and customer impact
  • Customer needs and recent trends
  • Managing expectations, and providing evidence of security diligence
  • Practices associated with designing in security
  • Incident response 
  • Legal and financial considerations, regulatory trends, planning and investment, application to business problems

Contact us

To learn about our custom programs and any upcoming open enrollments, reach out to Michael Lisanti.