• Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

In this virtual practicum internship, students continue to support and document a security assessment and authorization project by applying the NIST RMF (Steps 4-6)/FedRAMP (Steps 2-4) to produce on-premise and cloud security authorization deliverables. In addition, they develop the capability to provide recommendations based on the results of their assessment and authorization projects.

Learning Objectives

Analyze and develop a plan to assess security controls (SAP)|Understand the basic operation of the commercial scanning tool Nessus|Complete a Security Assessment Report (SAR)|Recommend remediation options|Develop an

Authorization Package (AP)|Analyze the assessment of risk and the authorization decision|Determine the impact of system changes and apply the continuous monitoring strategy|Apply secondary research to cybersecurity challenges

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.