Security professionals spend the majority of their time designing, implementing, and managing security controls as countermeasures to the risks they identify during risk assessments. In this video, learn how to select appropriate security controls and how preventive, detective, and corrective controls work together to build a defense-in-depth approach to information security.
- [Instructor] Security professionals spend the majority…of their time designing, implementing,…and managing security controls as countermeasures…to the risks they identify during risk assessments.…Security controls are the procedures…and mechanisms that an organization puts in place…to address security risks in some manner.…This might include trying to reduce the likelihood…of a risk materializing,…minimizing the impact of a risk if it does occur,…or detecting security issues that take place.…
Before we move into the area of cybersecurity,…let's think for a moment about the way…that you secure your home.…You probably use a variety of different security controls.…You certainly have locks on your doors…and windows designed to keep out intruders,…minimizing the risk of a burglary.…That's just common sense.…You might also have a burglar alarm designed…to detect intrusions,…security cameras to record activity inside your home,…automatic light switches to deter a burglar…by simulating human activity,…and any number of other controls.…
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Note: This course is part of a series releasing throughout 2018. A complete learning path will be available once all the courses are released.
- Aligning security with the business
- Using control frameworks
- Understanding compliance ethics
- Implementing effective security policies
- Planning for business continuity
- Ensuring the security of employees
- Managing risk
- Identifying threats
- Managing vendors
- Building security awareness
- Conducting security training
Skill Level Advanced
Insights from a Cybersecurity Professionalwith Mike Chapple32m 15s Intermediate
1. Security Governance
2. Compliance and Ethics
3. Security Policy
4. Business Continuity
5. Personnel Security
6. Risk Management
7. Threat Modeling
8. Vendor Management
Vendor agreements3m 34s
9. Awareness and Training
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