Course: Security Risks
duration: 10 hours |
Language: English (US) |
access duration: 180 days |
Knowledge about potential security risks and how to handle them could prevent you from serious damage. This course teaches you the key terms and concepts associated with security risk, which enables security leaders to identify, evaluate, and prioritize security risks. Next, you'll examine various components of the risk identification process and different techniques used to identify risk. You'll explore the assessment, classification, and prioritization of security risks to manage risk effectively. Lastly, you'll recognize the role of risk monitoring and control measures in risk management planning and the factors that shape an organization's approach to making decisions in handling risks.
After completing this course, you are ready to monitor and manage risk effectively.
Software Developer, Security Specialist
Security Risks: Key Risk Terms & Concepts
- Familiarity with key terms and concepts associated with security risk enables security leaders to identify, evaluate, and prioritize security risks. In this course, you'll get familiar with the terminologies, activities, and concepts associated with a security risk management process.
- You'll start by discovering the interdependence between assets, vulnerabilities, threats, and risks. You'll then investigate how to assess risk probability, measure the impact created by it, and the difference between risk appetite and risk tolerance.
- Next, you'll examine the components, benefits, and stages of a risk management process. You'll also identify different methods of treating risk and the importance of implementing controls as a part of a risk-based approach.
- Lastly, you'll recognize the standards for risk management and the advantages of managing and assessing security risk.
Security Risks: Performing Security Risk Identification
- Effective security risk management often begins with proper security risk identification. In this course, you'll examine various components of the risk identification process and different techniques used to identify risk.
- You'll begin by distinguishing between threat and risk. You'll then get familiar with other terminologies and concepts associated with risk identification.
- Moving on, you'll recognize the significance of risk identification in recognizing assets and services that are risk-prone. You'll also investigate different methods used to identify risk and best practices for the risk identification process.
- Later in the course, you'll outline common security-related risks and their impact on different components of an organization. Finally, you'll examine the features of a security risk register, its role in risk management, and how to create one in Microsoft Excel.
Security Risks: Performing Security Risk Assessments
- The categorization of security risks is essential for effectively assessing and managing risk. In this course, you'll explore the assessment, classification, and prioritization of security risks.
- You'll begin by outlining the concept of risk assessment and the advantages of different risk assessment techniques. You'll also investigate the features of security assessment methods, such as vulnerability assessment and penetration testing, and discover how to assess security vulnerability.
- Moving on, you'll recognize the significance of risk categorization and how to update a risk register in Microsoft Excel using a four-quadrant risk classification matrix.
- Finally, you'll identify the purpose and process of risk prioritization, and the role of a probability-impact matrix in determining risk levels. You'll then investigate how to use the matrix to prioritize risks on a security risk register.
Security Risks: Planning for Security Risk Management
- Highly effective security leaders recognize that they must prioritize and focus their efforts on managing critical security risks. Therefore, once a security risk is identified, it must be carefully evaluated.
- In this course, you'll identify the activities involved in a risk management process, the importance of risk strategies in the context of work environments, and essential decisions required for managing security risks effectively.
- Moving on, you'll investigate the components of a risk management plan and how to improve a risk management strategy by increasing risk tolerance and risk appetite. You'll also outline the importance of mitigation plans and discover how to create one in Microsoft Word.
- Lastly, you'll recognize the role of risk monitoring and control measures in risk management planning and the factors that shape an organization's approach to making decisions in handling risks.
Final Exam: Evaluating and Planning for Security Risks
Final Exam: Evaluating and Planning for Security Risks will test your knowledge and application of the topics presented throughout the Evaluating and Planning for Security Risks track of the Skillsoft Aspire Security Essentials for Decision Makers and Leaders Journey.
We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.
Optional practice exam (trial exam)
To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam.
Optional practice lab
To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediately. The lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience.
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