cyb411 | undergraduate
Information Systems Core Competencies
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Access Control and Disaster Recovery Policies
- Assess the access control mechanisms and how they are critical in ensuring confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems and data.
- Understand the role and importance of a disaster recovery plan and disaster recovery testing.
- Create an access control policy.
- Create a physical security policy.
Network and Application Security Controls
- Compare the various frameworks that direct minimum requirements for security controls, such as NIST, OWASP, OSSTMM, and CIS Critical Security Controls (SANS20).
- Create policies that guide the implementation of proper security controls for distinct systems and components.
- Create policies that guide the implementation of proper security controls for web applications.
Threat and Vulnerability Management
- Implement the Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM) approach to assessing the risks associated with security controls that do not meet minimum standards or failed security tests.
- Analyze the differences between OSSTMM and NIST.
- Create an incident response plan based on the understanding of threats and vulnerabilities as they exist within a business.
- Assess how independent penetration testing is used to identify vulnerabilities and mitigate risks.
- Develop a penetration test agreement that covers appropriate scope for business requirements.
- Assess a penetration test report and how it impacts business objectives.
Systems Security & Best Practices
- Analyze systems hardening techniques used to mitigate identified risks.
- Assess the differences between operating system, application, and database hardening.
- Create a risk mitigation plan based on the penetration test results, existing plan of action and milestones, and planned hardening tasks.
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