Risk Management


  • Security Training Video — 00:10:06
    • In this episode, Mike goes through the controls and roles that make security training work.

  • Business Impact Analysis Video — 00:12:03
    • In this episode, Mike identifies what methods can directly address issues for a company and how to categorize impact types to maintain business continuity.

  • Frameworks Video — 00:08:26
    • In this episode, Mike shares the benefits of using frameworks, and how to apply them to a security program.

  • IT Security Governance Video — 00:08:23
    • In this episode, Mike explains the concept of security governance: policies, standards, and procedures.

  • Interesting Security Controls Video — 00:03:20
    • In this episode, Mike discusses other related security controls.

  • Using Guides for Risk Assessment Video — 00:06:28
    • In this episode, Mike discusses how to use benchmarks and other measurements to implement hardware and software in an environment.

  • Threat Actors Video — 00:06:44
    • In this episode, Mike explains the types of man-made threats that can attack a system.

  • Welcome to CompTIA Security+ Video — 00:03:26
  • The CIA of Security Video — 00:03:50
    • In this episode, Mike discusses the CIA goals of security: confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

  • Third-Party Agreements Video — 00:08:47
    • In this episode, Mike discusses types and the importance third-party agreements and how they affect IT security.

  • Organizing Data Video — 00:10:04
    • In this episode, Mike discusses data handling and how data is protected within an organization.

  • Quantitative Risk Calculations Video — 00:08:16
    • In this episode, Mike looks at the impact of risk.

  • Security Policies Video — 00:08:22
    • In this episode, Mike addresses various examples of security policies.

  • Defense in Depth Video — 00:05:01
    • In this episode, Mike reviews the concepts of defense in depth, as well as combining or fortifying security controls.

  • Security Controls Video — 00:07:28
    • In this episode, Mike explains the three categories of security controls.

  • Managing Risk Video — 00:12:01
    • In this episode, Mike explains the terms and processes to manage risk.

  • What is Risk? Video — 00:09:58
    • In this episode, Mike explains risk and related concepts.


Course description

This course introduces the key concepts of information security risk management. It explains the purpose of risk assessments and how quantitative and qualitative risk assessments are performed. The course also covers threat assessments, risk response techniques and security policies.

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