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Security Control Assessment

by Kevin Henry

The Security Professional must be able to assess the effectiveness of security controls to mitigate risk. This course will help you understand many types of security testing and equip you to lead and support test programs.

What you'll learn

Security assessment is an important but often misunderstood integral part of an information security management program. Many tests and audits fail to provide value or adequate insight into security risk and controls. In this course, Security Control Assessment, you will learn the various types of security assessments that should be conducted. First, you will explore the topic of designing an assessment strategy. Next, you will discover the skills and approaches to use to conduct effective testing. Finally, you will gain an understanding of security audits, log monitoring, and reporting results to management. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of security assessment and testing needed to provide and assess an information security management program.

About the author

Kevin Henry is a well-known and respected educator and lecturer in the fields of information security and audit. Kevin uses his more than 30 years of practical experience as a network technician, computer programmer, and information systems auditor to deliver outstanding presentations that make each topic interesting, relevant, and useful. Often described by students as "The best instructor I have ever had," Kevin has the ability to provide quality instruction that engages the audience and provi... more

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