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Managing Risk 


 Overview

The Jones & Bartlett Learning Information Systems Security & Assurance Cirriculum meets all standards put forth by CNSS 4011 & 4013A. Ensure your students are prepared for their future careers by using Jones & Bartlett Learning’s certified courseware.

This course addresses the broad topic of risk management and how risk, threats, and vulnerabilities impact information systems. Areas of instruction include how to assess and manage risk based on defining an acceptable level of risk for information systems. Elements of a business impact analysis, business continuity plan, and disaster recovery plan will also be discussed.

Major Instructional Areas

  • Risk management basics
  • Risk assessment plan
  • Risk mitigation plan
  • Cost and benefit analysis
  • Business continuity plan
  • Disaster recovery plan

Course Objectives

  • Explain the basic concepts of and need for risk management.
  • Identify compliancy laws, standards, best practices, and policies of risk management.
  • Describe the components of an effective organizational risk management program.
  • Describe techniques for identifying relevant threats, vulnerabilities, and exploits.
  • Identify risk mitigation security controls.
  • Describe concepts for implementing risk mitigation throughout an organization.
  • Perform a business impact analysis for a provided scenario.
  • Create a business continuity plan (BCP) based on the findings of a given risk assessment for an organization.
  • Create a disaster recovery plan (DRP) based on the findings of a given risk assessment for an organization.
  • Create a Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT) plan for an organization in a given scenario.

 Instructor Benefits

1
A Fully Customizable Course Solution
With content built around leading course descriptions and objectives organized by lesson, instructors can use Navigate Information Systems Security & Assurance as part of an on-ground, online, or hybrid course that requires little to no start-up time.
2
Robust Reporting and Grading Functionality
Our instructor technology was designed to simplify time-consuming tasks associated with teaching, so that you are free to focus your time on developing objectives, researching new topics, and other important activities.
3
More Labs. More Format Choices.
Labs are offered in three different formats: paper-based labs are offered for classroom or online self-study; video demo labs conducted by a video instructor who performs each hands-on lab with narration; and innovative hands-on Virtual Security Cloud Labs that work with your learning management system to deliver customizable online learning and training.

 Student Benefits

1
Be Prepared for the Workplace
Virtual scenarios will provide a fully immersive mock IT infrastructure enabling students to test their skills with realistic security scenarios; scenarios they will encounter in their future careers. By problem solving and trouble-shooting, your students will master key concepts in information security.
2
Learn By Doing with Interactive Activities
Students will learn by interacting with online activities such as matching exercises, multiple choice questions, and drag and drop activities. By adding a dynamic layer to exercises, students will gain a deeper understanding of key concepts.
3
Access Labs Anywhere, Anytime
Virtual Security Cloud Labs provide students with instant, unscheduled access to 65 virtual labs from a fully hosted environment. Allow your students to practice "white hat" hacking on an actual IT infrastructure.

 Downloads & Resources

Description File Format
Textbook Product Page (Webpage)
ISSA Series Flyer (PDF, 2.2 MB)

 Course Demo


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 How to Order


1

Textbook

Managing Risk in Information Systems

ISBN-13: 978-0-7637-9187-2
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2

Textbook with Lab Manual

Managing Risk in Information Systems with Lab Manual

ISBN-13: 978-1-4496-3878-8
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