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Managing Risk and Security vs. Opportunity


Total credits

16 weeks

Course length

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Course level: Graduate

This course explores the role of the security manager who develops and manages an information security program with a deep understanding of the relationship between IS programs and the broader business goals and objectives. Topics include but are not limited to, security governance, incident management, and risk management and compliance. This course is aligned to the ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) learning domains. Competency 31: Students conduct risk analysis. Competency 32: Students design a compliance plan to mitigate risk. Competency 33: Students design risk mitigation plan to address the highest probability risks associated with business goals and objectives.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

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Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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