In this specialization, you will learn how to define Cybersecurity risk and discuss the threats that create it while you also learn to describe the role of Cybersecurity management in the management of Cybersecurity risk. You will go on to understand the elements of a general risk management framework as well as how to develop and administer a risk management effort. Along the way you will learn about the dominant standards and frameworks in risk management, and the tools used to support them.
Given a case study of a sample organization, learner will specify a risk management framework to manage cybersecurity risk. They will describe the resources needed to support this RMF and perform the initial steps of a risk management effort by identifying, classifying and prioritizing organizational assets and the threats to those assets.