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Security Framework: NIST RMF

by Bobby Rogers

In this course, you'll learn the foundations of how the NIST Risk Management Framework can help you protect data, in a balance of security, functionality, compliance, and competing resources.

What you'll learn

The NIST Risk management Framework is a critical part of regulatory compliance and overall risk reduction, but can be difficult to navigate. In this course, Security Framework: NIST RMF, you'll gain solid foundational knowledge on the risk management aspect of security, as well as how to employ the RMF to effectively deal with risk and regulatory compliance in your organization. First, you'll learn the basic concepts of the RMF, including its benefits, history, its purpose, and scope. Next, you'll discover the compliance aspects of the framework and which organizations are required to use it, as well as the seven phases of the RMF process. Finally, you'll learn how to implement the framework in your organization and how to use it in conjunction with other security frameworks. By the end of this course, you'll be well-versed in the NIST RMF and how it can help you reduce cyber risk, secure the organization’s assets, and be compliant with regulatory requirements.

About the author

Bobby E. Rogers is an information security engineer working as a contractor for Department of Defense agencies, helping to secure, certify, and accredit their information systems. His duties include information system security engineering, risk management, and certification and accreditation efforts. He retired after 21 years in the U.S. Air Force, serving as a network security engineer and instructor, and has secured networks all over the world. Bobby has a master’s degree in information assura... more

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