• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Many people find the world of security frightening, confusing and full of doom and gloom, otherwise known as FUD (fear uncertainty and doubt). This is because, like selling insurance, security vendors have to convince the rest of the world that security is needed. What most people don't realize is that security, like insurance, is really just about risk management. Through numerous analogies and antic-dotes, Chris Silvers explains the essential concepts of security, focusing on information and cyber in enterprise environments and how they relate to personal privacy in the digital age.

In this two-hour training event, Chris will discuss:

  • The three pillars of security: Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability
  • Risk management concepts and definitions|-Different security "frameworks" and how they define the security domains

Learning Objectives

  1. Satisfy Annual Role Based Security Training Requirements
  2. Enhance awareness of IT and/or cyber security issues, threats and solutions.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.