Lecturer in Cybersecurity Management, Aston Business School
Steering Group Member
Anitha currently works at Aston Business School as a Lecturer in Cybersecurity Management and is part of the Cyber Security Innovation Centre. Anitha has delivered multiple research and consultancy projects aimed at supporting the cybersecurity sector, alongside working with stakeholders in the key areas of cybersecurity risk management, awareness and organisational training and development in cybersecurity. In delivering the initiatives Anitha also holds relationships with LEAs, regional cybercrime units and other resilience centres and academic partnerships.
Anitha has led the design, development and delivery of an innovative MBA in cybersecurity that was aimed at middle-senior managers and included key areas such as:
Cyber threats, vulnerabilities, attack methodologies and dependencies.
Core components around people, processes and technology necessary to develop a cyber resilience programme.
Effective incident management, crisis management and communications during a cyber incident; and
Business continuity planning and effective recovery planning.
Anitha is currently part of the Cyber Network for BAME cyber professionals led by DCMS. The vision of this network consisting of members from across the West Midlands region is to promote diversity and inclusion in the cybersecurity sector.