• Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
  • Classroom
Course Description

This course includes a comprehensive overview of risk management and its implication on infrastructure, compliance and organizational objectives. Risk as it pertains to people, processes and technology is addressed. Modern frameworks are used to teach risk analysis and mitigation. Students will learn to write security policy and produce effective implementation plans.

Learning Objectives

Describe components of and approaches to effective risk management in an organization.
Describe techniques for identifying, analyzing, and mitigating relevant threats, vulnerabilities, and exploits.
Identify compliance laws, standards, best practices, and policies of risk management.
Identify assets and activities to protect within an organization.
Identify risk mitigation security controls and develop a risk mitigation plan.
Perform a business impact analysis.
Perform business continuity, disaster, and incident response planning.

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.