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IT Security Risk Concepts

Understand the security risks concepts and principles that impact IT risk practitioners’ jobs.

6 videos  //  106 minutes of training

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Course description

This course is a comprehensive walk-through of various aspects that IT practitioners need to understand about risks. Learn about principles such as segregation of duties and role rotation, various types of threats and risk factors such as internal threats and emerging technologies, and risk areas such as people and data. The concepts of risk capacity, risk appetite and risk tolerance are also discussed.

Course syllabus

IT Security Risk ConceptsDuration: 19:12

Threats and VulnerabilitiesDuration: 25:27

Assets and ProcessesDuration: 21:55

IT Risk ScenariosDuration: 18:25

Ownership and AccountabilityDuration: 11:00

Risk Capacity, Risk Appetite, Risk Tolerance and Risk AwarenessDuration: 9:37

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