• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

By taking the Fundamentals of Threats and Risk Management Training, participants learn the history behind cybersecurity and requirements of a secured network in the modern cyber-world. The training also helps you to understand the common threats and attacks and results of each attack on security and reliability of a network. The Fundamentals of Threats and Risk Management Training course simply teaches you the concept of cybersecurity, definition of threats, different types of vulnerabilities in the system security, definition of network, common types of network attacks with examples, and effect of the internet on network security these days.


Learn about malware in cybersecurity, different types of viruses, Trojan horses, and spyware. This course will address the latest techniques, tools and case studies from information studies in enterprise level and component level down to the field, network and IT level. Learn how malware exploits and malicious code attacks can penetrate cybersecurity and what procedures should be done to secure the network in case these attacks occur. Recognize network security issues, destructive behavior of unauthorized network access to cybercrimes and effect of firewalls. Moreover, learn how to detect cybercriminals, close the access to them, and perform system back ups in case of cyber-attack. This training helps you to understand how detecting threats and protecting data systems against them cyber losses. It also teaches you recent advancement and risk management techniques to handle the threats.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the basics of threat identification and classification.
  • Learn methods for assessing and analyzing risks in various contexts.
  • Explore strategies for mitigating and managing different types of threats.
  • Gain insights into the principles of risk communication and reporting.
  • Acquire skills in developing and implementing effective risk management plans.
  • Examine real-world case studies to reinforce learning and application.
  • Enhance knowledge of regulatory frameworks and compliance related to threats and risks.
  • Collaborate with peers in practical exercises to simulate threat scenarios.
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the role of technology in threat detection and prevention.
  • Stay updated on emerging trends and best practices in threat and risk management.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • All-Source Analysis
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Risk Management
  • Test and Evaluation
  • Threat Analysis