• Classroom
  • Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Successful completion of this exam will demonstrate a candidate's ability to conduct assessments of security and privacy controls employed within federal information systems and organizations. The candidate shall demonstrate their knowledge on conducting security control assessments that support organizational risk management processes and that are aligned with the stated risk tolerance of the organization. The candidate shall also demonstrate their knowledge of the six-steps of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) which include security categorization, security control selection, security control implementation, security control assessment, information system authorization, and continuous monitoring.

Learning Objectives

Successful completion of this exam will demonstrate a candidate's ability to conduct assessments of security and privacy controls employed within federal information systems and organizations.

Framework Connections

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.

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