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CYB/407

Information Technology

Information Systems Risk Controls and Auditing Management

Online

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Course level: Undergraduate

This course focuses on information security management principles. It will cover Designing-Deploying and Managing Security Controls, Security Control Types and Objects, Implementing Control and Assurance Frameworks, and Audit Management.

Prerequisites

Required materials

The materials required for this course are covered in your resource fees.

Please Note: Attendance and participation are mandatory in all University courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.

University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses. While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

  • Categorize information systems based on the information stored, transmitted, and processed.
  • Analyze the Center for Internet Security (CIS) Critical Security Controls for Effective Cyber Defense (formerly the SANS 20).
  • Explain the relationship between Critical Controls, International Organization for Standardization/International Electro-technical Commission (ISO/IEC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and Control Objectives for Information and Related Technologies (COBIT).
  • Specify the risk management framework to be used for developing the security plan.

  • Define the functional roles of the Information System Owner, Common Control Provider, Information Owner/Steward, Information System Security Officer, Information System Security Engineer, Risk Executive (Function), Authorizing Official or Designated Representative, Chief Information Officer, and Senior Information Security Officer.
  • Identify and prioritize the attack vectors of a specified industry and organization.
  • Select ten appropriate security controls, including system-specific controls, common controls, and hybrid controls.
  • Plan for management of security controls using a security toolkit application.

  • Provide polices that map to appropriate security controls for the specified organization including system-specific controls, common controls, and hybrid controls.
  • Describe assessment objects, mechanisms, and specifications.
  • Develop a security assessment plan.
  • Distinguish assurance professional roles and responsibilities in the review and approval of an assessment plan.

  • Distinguish information gathering tools and techniques used to assess and monitor security controls.
  • Exemplify the assessment of security controls as defined in the security assessment plan.
  • Provide a security assessment report.
  • Communicate organizational risk, risk tolerance, and risk acceptance.

  • Classify information system operation authorization.
  • Describe how Control Objectives for Information and Related Technologies (COBIT), from an audit perspective, is used to manage a POA&M.
  • Produce a Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) based on the findings and recommendation of the security assessment report.
  • Provide security and audit plans and policies to support continuous improvement to organizational stakeholders.

Why UOPX

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We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) for more than 40 years.

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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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