Governance, Risk, and Compliance for CompTIA Security+

Proper governance, compliance, and risk assessment are an important part of any organization’s overall success. This course will teach you how to implement proper controls, assess risk, and limit your company’s exposure.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 25, 2021
Duration
2h 37m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Comparing and Contrasting Various Types of Controls
Applicable Regulations, Standards, or Frameworks that Impact a Security Organization
Implementing Policies within Organizational Security
Review the Risk Management Process and Concepts
Privacy and Sensitive Data Concepts and Considerations
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 25, 2021
Duration
2h 37m
Description

Regulations, privacy, compliance, and ensuring your customer’s data is secure are becoming increasingly important while at the same time becoming increasingly complex. As new regulations are introduced, a company’s responsibilities continue to increase. In this course, Governance, Risk, and Compliance for CompTIA Security+, you’ll learn to properly assess your company’s risk across all facets of the organization. First, you’ll explore the various types of controls that can be put in place to limit exposure. Next, you’ll discover several methodologies, frameworks, and best practices needed to develop policy and ensure compliance. Finally, you’ll learn how to create a business impact analysis and properly classify data, along with the technologies required to safeguard that data. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of risk management and compliance needed to ensure your organization is properly governing employee and customer data, complying with local, state, and federal regulations, and properly assessing risk.

About the author
About the author

Chris is a lifelong learner and professional information technologist, trainer and IT Manager. Married with 3 children, Chris is interested in martial arts, working out, spending time with family and friends and being creative whenever possible.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hey everyone, my name is Christopher Rees, and welcome to my course on Governance, Risk, and Compliance for CompTIA Security+. When it comes to demonstrating cybersecurity knowledge, Security+ is one of the premier certifications for those who are entering or advancing their careers in cybersecurity. Whether your role was in the public sector, private sector, military or federal government, understanding how to implement secure solutions is crucial to defending against attacks, whether internal, external, on‑prem or in the cloud. Maintaining compliance, managing risk, and implementing proper and appropriate data governance policies is not a nice‑to‑have, it's an essential component of a company's overall success. Identifying and managing risk can mean the difference between barely surviving and thriving in the event of a data breach or other cyber incident. In this course, we're going to cover the critical elements associated with IT and security operations, specifically around governance, managing risk, and ensuring compliance. Some of the major topics that we'll cover include various controls to manage risk; regulations and key frameworks to help manage risk, compliance, and also governance; analyzing and minimizing risk using these tools and processes; along with business impact analysis and risk assessments. By the end of this course, you'll have a good understanding of the skills, tools, and knowledge required to identify and manage risk in your environment, along with ways to ensure compliance with applicable policies and regulations. In addition, you'll also have the knowledge required to articulate this information to management and partner organizations. Before beginning this course, you should be familiar with general IT and cybersecurity concepts. So I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn more about managing risk in your environment as we dig into the Governance, Risk, and Compliance for CompTIA Security+ course here at Pluralsight.