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Information Security Strategy

Five videos take you through the core tenets of information security strategy, including strategy elements and metrics.

5 videos  //  21 minutes of training

Course overview

Before you can take action, you need a plan, or you’ll be going in blind and risking disaster. This five-video course reintroduces you to the fundamentals of information security strategies: effective metrics (smart metrics, risk management metrics and more), strategy development, strategy goal, objective and desired state, determining the current state of security and examining the elements of strategy. Includes diagrams, framework lists and useful vocabulary.

Course syllabus

Effective MetricsDuration: 5:36

Strategy DevelopmentDuration: 4:13

Strategy Goal, Objective and Desired StateDuration: 6:28

Current State of SecurityDuration: 1:47

Strategy ElementsDuration: 3:21

Meet the author



At Infosec, we believe knowledge is the most powerful tool in the fight against cybercrime. We help IT and security professionals advance their careers with a full regimen of certification and skills training. We also empower all employees with security awareness training to stay cybersecure at work and home. Driven by smart people wanting to do good, Infosec educates entire organizations on how to defend themselves from cybercrime. That’s what we do every day — equipping everyone with the latest security skills so the good guys win.

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