ESS - Enterprise Information Security and Risk Management

This course explores three themes, based on the Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM®), critical to enterprise information and cyber  security management areas: information security risk management, information security/assurance governance, and information security/assurance program management. Examining the concepts and trends in the practice of risk management, the course analyzes their applicability to the protection of information. Information security/assurance governance is illuminated by exploring oversight, legislation, and guidance that influence federal government information security/assurance. The course explores the challenges of implementing risk management and governance through enterprise security/assurance program management. This includes enterprise information and cyber security strategies, policies, standards, controls, measures (security assessment/metrics), incident response, resource allocation, workforce issues, ethics, roles, and organizational structure.