This 7-week course focuses on the Risk Management Framework (RMF) prescribed by NIST Standards. It provides an in-depth analysis of information security and risk management, FISMA regulations, roles, and responsibilities, and NIST RMF process steps, including security authorization (SA). Each student will gain in-depth knowledge of the NIST publications along with the practical guidance needed to implement them in a work environment. The course can also be used as test preparation for the ISC2 Certified Authorization Professional (CAP) certification.
This RMF course is suitable for employees and contractors of federal “civil” agencies as well as their supporting vendors and supporting providers. It also contains practical guidance that students can use in organizations in the private sector to better protect their operations, assets, and people.