Free Online Course on Cyber Security Risk Management

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Rochester Institute of Technology is offering free online course on Cyber Security Risk Management. The goal of this course is to teach students the risk management framework with both qualitative and quantitative assessment methods that concentrate on the information security (IS) aspect of IT risks.

In this eight week course, applicants will learn key principles of risk analysis, risk assessment and risk mitigation for information security using both qualitative and quantitative methodologies. This course will start on September 26, 2017.

Course At A Glance 

Length: 8 weeks
Effort: 10-12 hours pw
Subject: Computer Science
Institution: Rochester Institute of Technology and edx
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes, Add a Verified Certificate for $150
Session: Course Starts on September 26, 2017

Providers’ Details

Rochester Institute of Technology is home to leading creators, entrepreneurs, innovators and researchers. Founded in 1829, RIT enrolls more than 18,600 students in more than 200 career-oriented and professional programs, making it among the largest private universities in the U.S.

About This Course

Cyber security risk management guides a growing number of IT decisions. Cybersecurity risks continue to have critical impacts on overall IT risk modeling, assessment and mitigation.

Why Take This Course?

The goal of this course is to teach students the risk management framework with both qualitative and quantitative assessment methods that concentrate on the information security (IS) aspect of IT risks. The relationship between the IT risk and business value will be discussed through several industry case studies.

Learning Outcomes

  • Information security risk management framework and methodologies
  • Identifying and modeling information security risks
  • Qualitative and quantitative risk assessment methods
  • Articulating information security risks as business consequences

Instructors

Tong Sun

Dr. Tong Sun is an adjunct professor at Department of Computer Science, Rochester Institute of Technology. She is leading data analytics research lab at PARC, Xerox Company.

Requirements

Successful completion of CYBER501x Cybersecurity Fundamentals

How To Join This Course

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