Security Management: The Big Picture

by Bobby Rogers

Security management is the core of protecting information technology assets. In this course, you'll learn the foundations of effective security management programs, including organizing a program, risk management, and organizational resilience.

What you'll learn

Data breaches and network intrusions are constantly in front page headline news. No matter how the data was lost or the network invaded, tracing the root cause of IT security problems usually leads back to ineffective management of security programs. In this course, Security Management: The Big Picture, you'll gain solid foundational knowledge as well as skills you can use to effectively manage security in your organization. You'll learn how to organize and establish a security management function within your organization as well as the different roles and responsibilities involved in security management. You'll also learn about risk management and how it reduces the likelihood of data breaches and negative events. Finally, you'll learn about the components of organizational resilience, which include business continuity, incident response, and disaster recovery. By the end of this course, you should be able to understand the need for and establish a security management section within your organization.

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Course Overview
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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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