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Course Description

AWR-177-W - Information Risk Management

Reviewed/Updated 11/13/13

Course Overview

This is an intermediate level course covering topics on information assets, identifying risks, and management processes highlighting best principles and practices. It will provide training in information risk-related tools and technologies (such as asset evaluation, business impact analysis, risk identification, risk quantification, risk response, security policies and compliance) for better understanding of potential threats and vulnerabilities in business online, and learning to adopt levels of security measures and best practices.

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Course Objectives
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of the concept of risk
  • Demonstrate understanding of the concept of hazard
  • Demonstrate understanding of the concept of threat
  • Demonstrate understanding of the concept of vulnerability
  • Demonstrate understanding of the goal of information security risk management
  • Demonstrate understanding of the components of information security risk management
  • Demonstrate understanding of the distinctions between business continuity planning and risk management
  • Describe information security stakeholders
  • Describe the steps in the risk context process
  • List and describe the basic types of IT components
  • List the main hardware asset attributes that may be used in an asset inventory system
  • List the main procedure asset attributes that may be used in an asset inventory system
  • Describe human asset attributes that may be used in an asset inventory system
  • List the main methods used to collect asset inventory data
  • Demonstrate understanding of information confidentiality and impacts thereto
  • Demonstrate understanding of information integrity and impacts thereto
  • Demonstrate understanding of information availability and impacts thereto
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the steps of the NIST IT security framework, as it pertains to asset evaluation and business impact analysis
  • Demonstrate knowledge of categories used to designate information sensitivity within the information assets step of the NIST IT security framework
  • Demonstrate knowledge of asset valuation and criticality fundamentals

How this course is offered
This is an internet-based course that can be accessed at www.teexwmdcampus.com


Prerequisites & Other Information:
AWR-176-W (or equivalent knowledge)

Cost:
No tuition is charged.


Course Specifics

Hours: 13.00
Provider: TEEX
Sponsor: DHS-FEMA TEI
Disciplines: Emergency Management
Emergency Medical Service
Fire Service
Government Administration
Hazmat
Health Care
Law Enforcement
Public Health
Public Safety Communications
Public Works
Volunteer Organization


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