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The purpose of this course is to provide people new to risk management with an overview of a methodology for managing organizational risk in accordance with NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-37, Revision 2, Risk Management Framework (RMF) for Information Systems and Organizations: A System Life Cycle Approach for Security and Privacy. For individuals with experience with NIST SP 800-37, Revision 1, this course explains updates to the RMF in Revision 2, including the integration of privacy and supply chain risk management into this holistic process.
The RMF provides a disciplined, structured, and flexible process for managing security and privacy risk that includes information security categorization; control selection, implementation, and assessment; system and common control authorizations; and continuous monitoring.
This course describes at a high-level the importance of establishing an organization-wide risk management program, the information security legislation related to organizational risk management, the steps in the RMF, and the NIST publications related to each step.
The Risk Management Framework for Systems and Organizations Introductory Course is developed by NIST and available free of charge.
Course Duration: THREE Hours
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Q: Is this a self-guided or instructor-led course?
A: The Risk Management Framework for Systems and Organizations Introductory Course is a self-guided online course.
Q: Is there a fee to take this training?
A: No, the Risk Management Framework for Systems and Organizations Introductory Course is free to any interested party.
Q: Does the training include a certificate of completion?
A: Upon completion of the course, there is a certificate of completion.
Q: Does the course include closed captioning?
A: Yes. Please click the "Notes" tab in the upper right hand corner of the course for a transcript of each slide.
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A: Use the browser's print option, generally found in the browser menu to print or capture a PDF of the certificate.
Q: How can I earn Continuing Education Credits (CEC) or Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits?
A: NIST does not issue CEC or CPE credits. Individuals who complete the online course can capture the certificate and submit it to their respective certifying body/organization.
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