Real-world cyber-resilience training for aspiring First Nations cyber-security leaders

Introducing the Cyber Leadership Program (CLP)

An intensive, self-paced 8-week online program for First Nations people to progress to senior leadership roles within the cybersecurity sector.

Next start date: Monday 29 January 2024

Applications close: Friday, 8 September

Are you a current or aspiring First Nations cyber leader looking to enhance your technological knowledge with executive leadership skills?

If so, The Cyber Leadership Program is designed to give you the skills to become a world-class cyber executive. The program is delivered by a team of accomplished CISOs and senior cyber-resilience executives who are industry leaders with experience helping executives and board members of leading global enterprises to rapidly develop high-impact cyber-resilience skills and programs.

The Leadership Program will give you the skills and confidence you need to engage successfully with peer executives. The program combines practical, evidence-based education with ongoing mentorship by seasoned cyber executives.

Program overview

  • A convenient 8-week online program that streamlines your learning
  • Provides the skills needed to complement your existing knowledge with executive skills to thrive at the top of your organization
  • Offers expert ongoing mentorship and support
  • Best practices for managing cyber risk and increasing cyber resilience
  • Membership to the Cyber Leadership Hub, which is made up of business leaders who support each other’s participation in cyber-resilience, as well as share and co-create methods and toolsets

The Cyber Leadership Institute is pleased to partner with MyCISO to sponsor two First Nations cyber leaders (or aspiring CISO) to join the Cyber Leadership Program for 2023.

To register your interest, complete the form, and clearly state WHY MyCISO / Cyber Leadership Institute should select you - and in just 8 weeks of intensive online mentoring by cyber-industry experts, you’ll have all the knowledge and skills you need to be a CISO who can thrive in the C-suite and with the board.

Course Length

8 Weeks

(adjustable to your schedule)


4-5 hours per week

(of self-paced learning)


Darren Argyle

Darren Argyle

Chairman and Co-Founder

  • Ranked in the Top 100 Chief Information Security Officers globally in 2017 and 2022, and the top 100 Global IT Security Influencers in 2018.
  • Global Head Information and Cyber Security Officer – Standard Chartered Bank. Former CISO of Qantas Airlines.
  • Board member, keynote speaker with over 20 years’ experience in executive positions.

Phil Zongo

CEO and Co-Founder

  • Bestselling author of the The Five Anchors of Cyber Resilience - an executive cyber strategy book.
  • Winner of multiple industry awards, including ISACA International’s 2017 Best Book / Article Award SACA’s for his paper, “The Automation Conundrum.”
  •  Featured in multiple channels and publications (ISACA International Magazine, The NZ Business Herald, IT News, The Australian).
  • Named as one of the Top 7 Global Cyber Security Leaders in 2023 by the Security Magazine and ISACA.
Jan Schreuder - Former senior Cybersecurity Partner with a Big 4 firm in Australia and Switzerland for more than 25 years.

Jan Schreuder

COO and Co-Founder

  • Former senior Cybersecurity Partner with a Big 4 firm in Australia and Switzerland for more than 25 years.
  • Over 35 years consulting experience, managing large teams to deliver complex cyber transformational projects.
  • Advisor to several companies, working with senior executives and boards of directors.
  • Named in the IFSEC Top 25 Most Influential Global Cyber Security Professionals in 2022.