This course provides a comprehensive review of the Critical Security Controls for Effective Cyber Defense issued by the Center for Internet Security. These controls developed and enhanced over the years by industry experts and the US military and other government entities represent a risk-based and prioritized approach to cyber security. The controls lay out the consensus from respected industry experts as to the best way to block known attacks and the recommended approaches to find and mitigate damages resulting from successful attacks. Additional focus areas of this course include the applicability of these controls to Internet of Things (IoT), mobile technologies and privacy. Security professionals will gain an in-depth understanding of how to implement these controls; CIOs, auditor and risk management executives will learn how to internalize these controls and assess their effectiveness in their organization.
What you will learn
- How to incorporate critical security controls into their security program
- How to use the implementation of the critical security controls to lower organizational risk
- How to identify automated tools that can assist in implementing the controls