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Security Governance Principles

Explore security governance and how it relates to business processes and strategies in this brief overview course.

2 videos  //  17 minutes of training

Course description

Two videos introduce you to the basic principles of security governance, beginning with a close look at the CIA (Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability) triad and what it means for a well-designed system. Includes an examination of the DAD (Disclosure, Alternation and Denial) triad, which opposes CIA. We also look at security governance fundamentals and the importance of roles, developing proper organization processes, aligning business objectives with strategies and a wide array of sample security roles and responsibilities.

Course syllabus

C-I-ADuration: 10:04

Security Governance FundamentalsDuration: 6:31

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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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$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.