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BCS-ISEB Practitioner - Information Risk Management

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Name BCS-ISEB Practitioner - Information Risk Management
DescriptionThis training course on Information Risk Management is intended for those who are involved in the areas of information security and information assurance. It contains a number of practical sessions, designed to build on the ‘taught’ components of the course, and to encourage debate and the sharing of knowledge and experience between students. The course promotes a hands-on approach to Information Risk Management, making use of current international standards, enabling students to make immediate use of the training on their return to their organisations. Course Objectives On completion of the Information Risk Management training, delegates will have a detailed understanding of : •How the management of information risk will bring about significant business benefits•How to explain and make full use of information risk management terminology•How to conduct threat and vulnerability assessments, business impact analyses and risk assessments•The principles of controls and risk treatment•How to present the results in a format which will form the basis of a risk treatment plan•The use of information classification schemesTarget audience •Individuals responsible for risk analysis and management of information systems•Individuals who need to understand information risk analysis, assessment and management•Those needing to make business risk decisions according to the principles of corporate governance•Security and risk management personnel; business managers; risk decision makers; project and programme managersPrerequisitesA general understanding of information assurance; no formal qualifications required
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£2899.00 +vat
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Course ID:
525129

Overview

The Practitioner Certificate in Information Risk Management (PCIRM) provides security practitioners with a comprehensive and highly practical course enabling them to develop a business focused information security and governance risk strategy. It closely follows the approaches recommended in the ISO 17799, ISO 27001 and BS 7799-3 standards. The five-day course prepares delegates to confidently sit the BCS/ISEB Practitioner Certificate in Information Risk Management examination.

Target Audience

  • Information security and governance practitioners
  • Internal IT auditors
  • staff from within compliance and operational risk functions
  • IT managers and senior staff
  • Project managers and others responsible for designing security in to information systems.

Included

12-month BCS Associate membership (not available to previous members). Click here for terms and conditions.

Learning Objectives

On completion of this course delegates will be able to:

    • develop an information risk management strategy
    • conduct threat vulnerability and likelihood assessments, business impact analyses and risk assessments
    • explain how the management of information risk will bring about significant business benefits
    • explain and make full use of information risk management terminology
    • explain the principles of controls and risk treatment
    • present results of the risk assessment in a format which will form the basis of a risk treatment plan
    • explain and produce information classification schemes
    • confidently sit the ISEB examination

Pre-Requisites

Candidates should ideally have one to two years' experience in information security and are looking to get increasingly involved in the risk management process within their organization. An awareness of information security standards such as ISO 17799, and ISO 27001 would be beneficial, as would attendance on the Certificate in Information Security Management Principles course.

Course Content

• The concepts and framework of information risk management

• Information risk management fundamentals

• Establishing an information risk management programme

• Risk identification

• Risk assessment

• Risk treatment

• Monitor and review

Please note: all classroom-based courses are run on working days only unless otherwise stated.

Virtual Classroom

What format is the exam?

  • A three hour scenario based, ‘closed book’ written exam: - Part A: 10 multiple choice questions (1 mark each) - Part B: 6 short answer questions (5 marks each) - Part C: 3 essay style questions (20 marks each)
  • Pass mark is 65% (65/100)

Note: Candidates must achieve a combined result of 65% in parts A and B, as well as an overall mark of 65%.

The BCS Examination is sat on the final day of the course.

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