Computer Science  |  Format: Flash

Risk Management: How Risky Is Your Business?

Course Overview
Business risks from a security breach can be one of the most devastating things that can happen to a company or organization. Your reputation as an organization depends on your ability to guarantee the safety of your clients' information. It is very important that you are able to research, measure, and mitigate risks to your data.

This course is targeted at accounting professionals and others who work in the industry. It covers the process of risk assessment and management at a high level. It includes a description of the qualitative and quantitative assessment methods, with specific examples.

Learning Objectives
After completing this course, the course participant should be able to:

  • Recognize goals of hackers and identify the cost to enterprises.
  • Identify threat actors and their motivations.
  • Identify threat vectors.
  • Define the process of qualitative risk assessment.
  • Identify the information used in a quantitative risk assessment.
    Catalog Number: 99MCM01
    CPE Credits: 1 Registry / 1 QAS
    Author: Troy McMillan
    Advanced Preparation:
    Familiarity with computer and Internet browser; familiarity with user accounts and passwords for access to a computer system.
    Course Level: Basic
    Field of Study: Information Technology
    Content Partner: SmartPros Ltd.
    QAS: QAS Certified based on 50 minute hours.
    Course Type: Self-Study
    Minimum Passing Grade: 70%
    Soft/Hardware Reqs.:  Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
     Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
     56k or Greater Internet Connection
     Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
     Ram: 256 MB minimum
     Sound card with speakers/headphones
     Windows or Mac OS
    Release/Expiration Dates: Mar 22, 2018 / Mar 22, 2022