Continuing Education

CCTM633 - Security and Risk Management

Course Equivalencies:
CCTM641

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Course Overview

Effective IT and cybersecurity risk management is becoming increasingly important to modern organizations. With the skills you gain in this course, you will be able to identify, assess, prioritize, and manage IT and cybersecurity risks.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to protect your information systems from serious threats that exploit both known and unknown vulnerabilities, and compromise the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of vital information. Drawing upon frameworks established by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), graduates of this course will be able to describe risk appetite, indicators, tolerance, and mitigation strategies. You will also be able to describe legal and regulatory compliance and explain the relationship between the NIST Risk Management Framework and the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF).

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Delivery Methods

  • Face to Face: Where: In-person meetings. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Face-to-face instruction at all class meetings. Location may be on campus or at a worksite.
  • Blended: Where: Mixture of in-person & online components. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Combination of face-to-face and online components at specific times. Some online components may be accessed online anytime.
  • Hyflex: Where: Choice to attend in-person or online meetings. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. For each class, students choose to attend in-person with the instructor or online at a specific time.
  • Remote Live Delivery: Where: Online with instructor. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Instruction is delivered at set times online. Students do not come to campus.
  • Remote On-Demand Delivery: Where: Online anytime. When: No set class meetings. Coursework is accessed on-demand and online. While there are no set class meetings, there may be set due dates and deadlines for some activities. Students may interact with peers through virtual tools.
  • Remote Independent: Where: Online anytime. When: No set class meetings. Coursework is accessed on-demand and online, with no instructor support. While students choose when to do coursework, there may be set due dates and deadlines. 
  • Work Placement: Where: In-person meetings. When: Work is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Onsite work integrated learning. Location at a worksite.
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