This course is available as a Best Practices course or a customized course that accommodates agency-specific policies and security requirements.
This half-day course is designed for personnel with the highest level of responsibility. It includes an overview of information systems, their vulnerabilities, threats to information security, and risk assessment/management. Topics include security and reporting requirements of the Federal Information Systems Modernization Act (FISMA) of 2014, results of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) audits and reports to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Congress.
Case studies and lessons learned are used to emphasize the critical role of executive-level leadership in protecting the agency's information and information systems. It also covers the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guidance for role-based training that will assist Executive-level personnel in performing their jobs.
Summarize how information assurance supports the local mission
Summarize the methods executives employ in securing information and information systems
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.