After completing this video, the learner will be able to identify the security controls that enhance availability. These include redundancy, fault tolerance and patching.
- [Voiceover] As a security professional,…you must also understand how to apply security controls…that protect the availability of information in systems.…As the third leg of the CIA triad,…availability controls ensure that information and systems…remain available to authorized users when needed.…Availability controls protect against disruptions…to normal system operation, or data availability.…Potential availability failures may result…from a variety of causes,…such as malicious attackers,…like someone conducting a denial of service attack…to bring down a website.…
Or component failures, such as the failure…of a hard drive or power supply.…They can also come from application failures,…such as errors in code that cause an application crash.…Or utility failures, such as a power outage…that disrupts systems, or a network disruption…that prevents internet access.…There are many controls in place…that can protect the availability…of systems and information.…One example of an availability control…is the use of redundant components,…
- Implementing security controls and policies
- Performing a risk assessment
- Understanding the five risk management actions
- Managing third-party relationships (vendors, etc.)
- Mitigating risk with change management, audits and assessments, and more
- Building an incident response program
- Understanding digital forensics
- Providing security and compliance training
- Ensuring physical security
- Planning for business continuity and disaster recovery
- Matching controls to security goals
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Controls and Risks
2. Third-Party Relationships
Vendor agreements3m 34s
3. Risk Mitigation Strategies
4. Incident Response
6. Awareness and Training
7. Physical Security and Environmental Controls
8. Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
9. Matching Controls to Security Goals
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