Cybersecurity Essentials

Course Overview

This Tech Focus outlines current cybersecurity challenges and explains how organizations can mitigate these challenges.

Who Should Attend

IT and Cybersecurity professionals

Course Objectives

Please refer to our Course Overview section

Course Outline

1 - Course Introduction

2 - Today's Digital Economy

  • What is Cybersecurity and why it's Important
  • Cybersecurity's Impact on the Economy
  • Basic Principle of Cybersecurity
  • Critical Infrastructure, Vulnerabilities & Consequences
  • What is PPD-21: Presidential Policy Directive and why it's Important?
  • The Cyber Kill Chain(CKC) & Basic Cybersecurity Principles
  • What are Threats, Vulnerabilities & Assets?
  • What is the Difference between a Threat and a Vulnerability?

3 - Understanding Cyber Risks

  • Understand and Explain the Terms: Risk, Asset, Vulnerability, Threat
  • Determine Actions to Address Risk & Opportunities
  • Establish Context
  • Establish Criteria for Risk Assessment & Acceptance
  • Risk
  • Identify Action
  • Analysis & Evaluation
  • Treatment (Includes Avoidance, Modification, Sharing & Retention)
  • Understand how to Capture, Document & Manage
  • Risks
  • Treatment Plans

4 - The NIST Cybersecurity Framework Fundamentals

  • Understand the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (NIST CSF)
  • Understand & Explain the NIST CSF Objectives

5 - Next steps

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This is a half-day class

Price: $295.00
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