Cyber Security Risk Assessment Training

Course 2013

  • Duration: 4 days
  • Language: English
  • Level: Foundation
Get This Course 30.750 kr
  • 4-day instructor-led training course
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included

  • One-on-one after-course instructor coaching
  • nov 7 - 10 15:00 - 22:30 CET
    New York or Virtual
  • jan 17 - 20 15:00 - 22:30 CET
    Herndon, VA or Virtual
  • mar 7 - 10 15:00 - 22:30 CET
    Toronto or Virtual
  • mar 27 - 30 10:00 - 17:30 CEST
    London or Virtual
  • maj 9 - 12 15:00 - 22:30 CEST
    New York or Virtual
  • jun 26 - 29 10:00 - 17:30 CEST
    London or Virtual
  • jul 18 - 21 15:00 - 22:30 CEST
    Herndon, VA or Virtual
  • sep 5 - 8 15:00 - 22:30 CEST
    Toronto or Virtual

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This Cyber Security Risk Assessment and Management course will teach you how to how to conduct a security risk assessment to protect your organisation. You will learn about the laws and regulations that impose strict cyber security requirements on all organisations, and gain the skills to develop a compliance assessment plan and employ a standards-based risk management process while maintaining a satisfactory security posture.

Attendees should have a basic knowledge of business processes and technology concepts. No specialised technical knowledge is assumed.

Cyber Security Risk Assessment & Management Training Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

Cyber Security Risk Assessment & Management Training Information

  • In this Cyber Security Risk Assessment & Management training, you will learn how to:

    • Implement standards-based, proven methodologies for assessing and managing the risks to your organisation's information infrastructure.
    • Select and implement security controls that ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and directives.
    • Extend security protection to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and the cloud.

Cyber Security Risk Assessment & Management Course Outline

  • Ensuring compliance with applicable regulatory drivers
  • Protecting the organisation from unacceptable losses
  • Describing the Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Applying NIST/ISO risk management processes

Defining the system

  • Outlining the system security boundary
  • Pinpointing system interconnections
  • Incorporating the unique characteristics of Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and cloud-based systems

Identifying security risk components

  • Estimating the impact of compromises to confidentiality, integrity and availability
  • Adopting the appropriate model for categorising system risk

Setting the stage for successful risk management

  • Documenting critical risk assessment and management decisions in the System Security Plan (SSP)
  • Appointing qualified individuals to risk governance roles

Assigning a security control baseline

  • Investigating security control families
  • Determining the baseline from system security risk

Tailoring the baseline to fit the system

  • Examining the structure of security controls, enhancements and parameters
  • Binding control overlays to the selected baseline
  • Gauging the need for enhanced assurance
  • Distinguishing system-specific, compensating and non-applicable controls

Specifying the implementation approach

  • Maximising security effectiveness by "building in" security
  • Reducing residual risk in legacy systems via "bolt-on" security elements

Applying NIST/ISO controls

  • Enhancing system robustness through selection of evaluated and validated components
  • Coordinating implementation approaches to administrative, operational and technical controls
  • Providing evidence of compliance through supporting artefacts

Developing an assessment plan

  • Prioritising depth of control assessment
  • Optimising validation through sequencing and consolidation
  • Verifying compliance through tests, interviews and examinations

Formulating an authorisation recommendation

  • Evaluating overall system security risk
  • Mitigating residual risks
  • Publishing the Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M), the risk assessment and recommendation

Aligning authority and responsibility

  • Quantifying organisational risk tolerance
  • Elevating authorisation decisions in high-risk scenarios

Forming a risk-based decision

  • Appraising system operational impact
  • Weighing residual risk against operational utility
  • Issuing Authority to Operate (ATO)

Justifying continuous reauthorisation

  • Measuring impact of changes on system security posture
  • Executing effective configuration management
  • Performing periodic control reassessment

Preserving an acceptable security posture

  • Delivering initial and routine follow-up security awareness training
  • Collecting on-going security metrics
  • Implementing vulnerability management, incident response and business continuity processes

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Cyber Security Risk Assessment & Management Training FAQs

Going through the process of identifying, analysing and evaluating risk. It helps to guarantee that the cybersecurity controls you are choosing are suitable for the risks your organisation may face.

Information security risk management is the process of managing risks associated with the use of information technology.

Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available in class and live online.