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Information Security Risk Assessment

Information Security Risk Assessment

Information Security Risk Assessment

$2,000.00

The 3-day IS Risk Assessment course is designed to help students build a risk management platform that will address an organizations security concerns. In a growing number of companies, security has become the number one concern. In this 3-day workshop, students will focus on how developing and implementing a Risk Assessment process can increase the effectiveness of an organization’s IS program. This class is specifically designed around the NIST SP 800-30 Rev. 1, Guide for Conducting Risk Assessments.

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Description

The 3-day IS Risk Assessment course is designed to help students build a risk management platform that will address an organizations security concerns. In a growing number of companies, security has become the number one concern. In this 3-day workshop, students will focus on how developing and implementing a Risk Assessment process can increase the effectiveness of an organization’s IS program. This class is specifically designed around the NIST SP 800-30 Rev. 1, Guide for Conducting Risk Assessments.

Modules
  • Module 1 – Introduction to Risk Assessment and Management
  • Module 2 – System Categorization
  • Module 3 – Selecting Appropriate Security Controls
  • Module 4 – Implementation of Security Controls
  • Module 5 – Assessment of Security Controls
  • Module 6 – Authorizing System Operation
  • Module 7 – Continuous Monitoring and Ongoing Authorizations
  • Module 8 – Putting It All Together
In the course, students will learn how to:
  • Define the risk management process
  • Understand the steps of the risk assessment process
  • Know the key terms and definitions
  • Understand the risk management hierarchy and framework
  • Know publications related to the RMF
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities associated with the risk assessment process
  • Understand how to prepare for the risk assessment
  • Know the difference between qualitative and quantitative risk assessments
  • Define the risk models
  • Understand how to conduct a risk assessment
  • Know how to identify and analyze vulnerabilities
  • Be able to determine likelihood and impact
  • Understand the security control selection process
  • Understand how to select and tailor the security control baseline
  • Know how to examine security controls, enhancements, and parameters
  • Review implementation guidance
  • Understand how to reduce risk through common controls
  • Review risk assessment plans
  • Understand assessment methodologies
  • Know how to develop security assessment reports
  • Be familiar with authorization recommendations
  • Understand the process for updating authorization packages
  • Define risk tolerance
  • Understand Risk-Based and Authorization Decisions
  • Be familiar with security authorization package artifacts and guidance
  • Understand continuous monitoring strategies
  • Review security impact assessments
  • Know how to conduct annual security reviews
  • Understand ongoing authorization
  • Know how to update risk assessments
  • Understand system removal and decommissioning procedures
  • Review risk assessments
Prerequisites

This class is intended for individuals with basic knowledge of information systems and methods used to conduct risk assessments. This course is designed for

  • IT Practitioners
  • Cybersecurity Staff

Technical content is focused on the fundamentals of ethical hacking and penetration testing and delves into detailed explanations of security engineering principles.

Course includes the following takeaway items:  a printed training book and a CD that includes reference materials pertaining to the course.

Certification

Every student participating will receive a certificate of successful participation in this course, which will allow you to claim hours of Continuous Professional Experience for your existing certifications.

Continuing Professional Education Units (CPEUs) Earned (hours): 24