Cybersecurity Awareness: Getting Started with Security Foundations

Cybersecurity    |    Beginner
  • 12 Videos | 1h 19m 33s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
As organizations become more reliant on IT systems to store all kinds of information, facilitate communication among colleagues and customers, and track business-related statistics, information is becoming more precious and its security increasingly crucial and challenging. In this course, you'll explore standard information security concepts and the security-related roles within an organization. You'll examine where various security-related responsibilities fall throughout the organization and the importance of solid strategic planning and decision-making when implementing proper information security. You will also investigate the concept of security governance and the activities involved. Finally, you'll delve into the relationship between an organization's overall business objectives and how information security can promote these.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    outline the core foundational concepts of information security and recognize why it is important to an organization
    describe the standard information security roles within an organization
    list the responsibilities of various information security roles within an organization
    classify the expectations of users and organizations in relation to security, IT systems, permissions, and usage
    recognize that security is everyone's responsibility in a professional environment and outline how to use the Responsible-Accountable-Consulted-Informed (RACI) chart to see different responsibilities are distributed
  • recognize the importance of strategic planning and decision-making when it comes to information security
    recognize the importance of effective communication for fostering proper information security
    define the concept of security governance in relation to information security
    list the standard security governance activities that relate to information security
    describe how proper information security can support the organization's overall business objectives
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

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    1. 
    Course Overview
    1m 59s
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    2. 
    The Foundational Concepts of Information Security
    8m 43s
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    3. 
    Information Security Roles in an Organization
    2m 50s
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    4. 
    The Duties of Various Information Security Roles
    15m 59s
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    5. 
    Security-related User and Organization Expectations
    9m 3s
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    6. 
    The RACI Chart for Distinguishing Security Roles
    6m 4s
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    7. 
    Strategic Planning and Decision-making in Security
    7m 32s
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    8. 
    Importance of Communication in Information Security
    6m 40s
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    9. 
    The Concept of Security Governance
    5m 42s
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    10. 
    Information Security Governance Activities
    3m 38s
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    11. 
    Information Security and Meeting Business Goals
    2m 14s
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    12. 
    Course Summary
    4m 9s

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