Management of Information Security and Risk: IT Risk and Resilience

City University London
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Management of Information Security and Risk: IT Risk and Resilience

Management of Information Security and Risk: IT Risk and Resilience - CPD accredited course at City University London

This modules delineates the basis of risk in IT, provides expressions and fundamental models for discussing and it also demonstrates patterns of resilient design of structure and organisations.

This course will provide an introduction to resilience and security as a prerequisite for furthering and completing the study of an array of technical specialties. It provides a perspective for risks and future defences, allowing the decision of adoption of defences in cases by appropriate analyses, recognising the job of various bodies of specialist knowledge in maintaining analyses, decision-making on resilience and security in more difficult situations.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This training course is for:

You should have a first or second class BSc honours degree (or equivalent non-UK qualification).

You should also have approximately five years of relevant professional experience (absolute minimum of two years in exceptional circumstances).

You should also have basic competence and familiarity with mathematics and good professional English.

Applicants whose first language is not English need to demonstrate their English language proficiency. The minimum requirements are:

  • IELTS: 7 overall with a minimum of 7.0 in each component.

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs City University London no longer accept TOEFL as evidence of English language proficiency for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.

Training Course Content

  • Basic concepts, definitions and types of requirements in dependability, security, resilience including reference to the relevant international standards and adopted good practices
  • Systematic methods for identifying vulnerabilities and threats; basic concepts and examples about means for achieving resilience and security: avoidance, prevention, removal, mitigation and recovery at the technical and at the organisational levels
  • Fundamental design trade-offs in formulating information security/resilience strategies; introduction to the means for assessing dependability and resilience and information assurance methodologies
  • Basic concept of the risks due to the interdependencies between critical infrastructures (i.e. power grid reliance on telecommunication and vice versa, etc.) and methods of its quantification and management (interdependency analysis).

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City University London

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