Assessing and Mitigating Security Risks

The capacity to perform risk management is crucial for anyone hoping to defend their networks and resources. This course will teach you about risk policy, assessment, analysis, and mitigation of your networks.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
December 9, 2016
Duration
3h 14m
Table of contents
Tools and Tips
31m 43s
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
December 9, 2016
Duration
3h 14m
Description

With so many threats and vulnerabilities in today's infrastructures, creating an impregnable framework is nearly impossible. Therefore, it is every IT security professionals' responsibility to make important decisions and take action to best safeguard data and assets. In this course, Assessing and Mitigating Security Risks, you will gain an understanding of risk management and how it can enable thoughtful and focused defense strategies. First, you will learn about the landscape, what risk assessment is, and how it can be conducted successfully. Next, you will learn about mitigation and controls. Finally, you will delve into tools and resources that can help your company get a jump start on protecting your network. When you are finished with this course, you will have the knowledge necessary to respond to incidents and mitigate those security threats.

About the author
About the author

Dale Meredith received his Certified Ethical Hacker and Certified EC-Counsel Instructor certifications back in 2006, as well as being a Microsoft Certified Trainer since 1998 (yes we had computers back then). Dale takes great pride in helping students comprehend and simplify complex IT concepts.

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