Information Risk Management

AWR177 – 13.00 Hours

Schedule

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This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

US Flag This is an intermediate level course covering topics on information assets, identifying risks, and management processes highlighting best principles and practices. It will provide training in information risk-related tools and technologies (such as asset evaluation, business impact analysis, risk identification, risk quantification, risk response, security policies and compliance) for better understanding of potential threats and vulnerabilities in business online, and learning to adopt levels of security measures and best practices. 

As part of a Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS/FEMA) cooperative agreement training program, this course is available at no direct cost to state, county, and local government agencies.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Enrollment Requirements

Participants must be U.S. citizens. A FEMA Student ID is required to register for and participate in any training provided by FEMA agencies. All FEMA training providers, registration systems, and enrollment procedures are required to use this FEMA SID, which can be obtained at the following website: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid; or with TEEX assistance upon arrival for class.

Course Completion Requirements

Participants are required to complete all course content and score a 70% or better on the Post-Test in order to receive a course certificate of completion.

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.

Broadband connection recommended.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Identify key concepts of information security risk management.
  • Describe IT assets for a business impact analysis.
  • Describe how to identify risks, hazards, and cyber threats.
  • Identify different forms of risk threats and cyber risks quantification based on vulnerabilities, impact, and likelihood.
  • Explain how to use risk controls to mitigate or eliminate identified risks.

Suggested Audience

Managers and other decision makers who need an understanding of how to mitigate risks from IT sources. Also, IT personnel that require an understanding of formal risk management and mitigation theory.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 2.00 hours – American Council on Education (ACE)
  • State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC)/Texas Education Agency (TEA)

Other Information

In order to receive the full two credit hours, all three classes in the Cybersecurity for Business Professionals track must be successfully completed.

After registering for this online course, you will receive an email with instructions for getting started. If you do not receive a confirmation within one hour, please contact us.

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Contact Information

Business & Cyber Solutions
Phone: (979) 431-4837
Email: [email protected]