Risk Management and Information Systems Control: Introduction to Risk

This course will provide you with a high-level understanding of risk management, as well as the terminology and methodologies used in risk management.
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(31)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Oct 27, 2016
Duration
1h 12m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(31)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Oct 27, 2016
Duration
1h 12m
Description

In this course, Risk Management and Information Systems Control: Introduction to Risk, you'll have the opportunity to gain a high-level understanding of the risk management process. This includes delving into knowledge of threats and attacks and exploring the mysteries and terminologies of risk management. This course helps prepare you for certification under ISACA's CRISC certification. First, you'll learn about the common approaches used to identify and manage risk. Next, you'll learn about the risk management terminology and standards. Finally, you'll wrap up the course learning about corporate governance. By the end of this course, you will have the foundational knowledge needed to perform an effective risk management program.

About the author
About the author

Kevin Henry is a passionate mentor and educator in the fields of information security and audit. Mixing experience with knowledge, Kevin delivers effective training programs for companies and individuals worldwide. A frequent speaker at prestigious conferences, Kevin is known for a clear understandable manner of imparting practical information and explaining difficult topics.

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Course Overview
Hi everyone, my name is Kevin Henry, a security and risk consultant and holder of the CRISC Certification. Welcome to my course on risk management. This first course is an overview of risk management and is followed by four more courses that examines each of the phases of risk management in more detail and will help you prepare for ISACA's CRISC or Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control examination. I work in outreach as a security evangelist at Team Cymru. Risk management is a key foundation for business today and understanding risk will help us protect the assets of our organization in a cost effective and efficient manner. Through this course, you will have the opportunity to gain a high-level understanding of the risk management process. This includes delving into knowledge of threats and attacks and exploring the mysteries and terminologies associated with risk. This knowledge is essential to being an effective security consultant, developer, auditor, or project manager. Some of the major topics that we will cover include the process of risk management, risk management terminology, risk management standards and corporate governance. By the end of this course, you'll have an understanding of risk management as a whole and the process and goals of a risk management endeavor. This is the first course in a series of five courses on risk management and I hope you will join me for each one of them. From here, you should feel comfortable diving into risk identification, risk assessment, risk response and risk monitoring. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn about risk management with this risk management overview course at Pluralsight.