Governance of Cybersecurity

Understand governance's role in cybersecurity by understanding how cybersecurity is framed, organized and managed.

12 videos  //  84 minutes of training

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Course description

After this course, the auditor should be able to understand the different cybersecurity roles and responsibilities, key areas of cybersecurity governance and risk management, the different security frameworks and all aspects of the attack landscape, including actors and events.

Course syllabus

Roles and ResponsibilitiesDuration: 6:17

Take a look at the concepts of governance, compliance and risk management. When it comes to security, everyone is responsible.

Frameworks and StandardsDuration: 10:15

In this video, you'll explore frameworks and standards: CIS, COBIT 2019, ISO 27001 and NIST SP 800-53R4.

How Security is OrganizedDuration: 4:50

Learn about the CIA triad of confidentiality, integrity and availability.

Policies and Standards for CybersecurityDuration: 10:21

Dive into the policies and standards for cybersecurity. Look at cybersecurity policy, overarching policy, procedures, guidelines and more.

Cybersecurity and the Legal EnvironmentDuration: 6:46

In this video, you'll look at legal and regulatory compliance and governing jurisdiction.

Why Asset Classification is ImportantDuration: 5:15

Why is asset classification important? Explore asset criticality and sensitivity, asset value and more.

Insurance for CybersecurityDuration: 4:35

Explore the details of cybersecurity insurance: loss areas, remediation and notification, crisis management and more.

Risk AssessmentDuration: 11:09

Dive deeper into the details of risk assessment. In this video, you'll look at assets, threats, vulnerabilities and likelihood/impact.

Security Awareness Training for CybersecurityDuration: 4:45

Awareness is important. Explore security awareness, training and education for everyone.

Risk and Control for Social MediaDuration: 4:15

Social media is a new and vital frontier in the cybersecurity battle. Look at social media risk awareness training, controls and more.

Assessing Third-Party RiskDuration: 9:21

Look at vendor management, supply chain risk management, due diligence and assurance via SOC2 reports.

Measuring Performance ControlsDuration: 6:01

Explore the importance of KGIs, KPIs, KRIs, CMMI and BSC.

Meet the author

Ken Magee


Ken is President and owner of Data Security Consultation and Training, LLC. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Robert Morris College in PA and a Master’s degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University in NJ. He has taught cybersecurity at many different venues, including the JAG school at the University of Virginia, KPMG Advisory University, Microsoft, and several major federal financial institutions and government agencies. Ken has also taught cybersecurity classes in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Canada and Mexico.

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