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).