Continuing Education

CCTM633 - Security and Risk Management

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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).

Upcoming Offerings

Delivery Methods

  • Face to Face: class is scheduled in-person, with face-to-face instruction
  • Blended: class has a portion of face-to-face and online interaction
  • Hyflex: class has a flexible structure where it's optional for students to attend sessions in the classroom, participate online, or do both.
  • Remote Live Delivery: replaced online synchronous, where classes are fully online and scheduled at a specific time for students to attend.
  • Remote On-Demand Delivery: replaced online asynchronous, where students can engage with online class content at different times.
  • Remote Independent: online learning where content is self-led and no instructor.
  • Work Placement: class is a work placement
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