• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Data breaches and network intrusions are constantly in front page headline news. No matter how the data was lost or the network invaded, tracing the root cause of IT security problems usually leads back to ineffective management of security programs. In this course, Security Management: The Big Picture, you'll gain solid foundational knowledge as well as skills you can use to effectively manage security in your organization. You'll learn how to organize and establish a security management function within your organization as well as the different roles and responsibilities involved in security management. You'll also learn about risk management and how it reduces the likelihood of data breaches and negative events. Finally, you'll learn about the components of organizational resilience, which include business continuity, incident response, and disaster recovery. By the end of this course, you should be able to understand the need for and establish a security management section within your organization.

Learning Objectives

  • Organizational Security Management
  • Establishing a Security Management Program
  • Deciphering the Risk Management Program
  • Embracing Organizational Resilience

    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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