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Security Governance: FISMA

by Dr. Shaila Rana

This course will teach you about the Federal Information Security Management Act that protects the agencies of the federal government.

What you'll learn

Cybersecurity breaches affect everyone, and the federal government is not immune from these attacks. FISMA protects government agencies and private sectors that do business with the government against security attacks. In this course, Security Governance; FISMA, you’ll learn about the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002.. First, you’ll explore what exactly FISMA entails. Next, you’ll discover the scope, purpose, and basic concepts of FISMA. Finally, you’ll learn how to comply with FISMA and the penalties of non-compliance.. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of FISMA needed to understand how the federal government protects the security of federal agencies.

About the author

Dr. Shaila Rana is the Founder of CyberSecure and the Co-Founder of ACT Research Institute. Dr. Rana also serves as a Graduate Professor of Information Technology and Cybersecurity at Purdue University Global. She holds a PhD specializing in Information Systems Security and holds an MS in Cybersecurity. She has a background consisting of both education and industry experience. Her passion is to help people protect themselves, their families, and their communities against cyber threats and attack... more

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