A Major Revision Of The Certified Information Systems Risk And Compliance Professional Program
05/21/2015

A major revision of the Certified Information Systems Risk and Compliance Professional (CISRCP) program, to keep pace with evolving job roles and requirements

Online PR News – 21-May-2015 – Washington DC – The International Association of Risk and Compliance Professionals (IARCP) today announced a major revision of the Certified Information Systems Risk and Compliance Professional (CISRCP) certification program.

“The CISRCP update is designed to keep pace with evolving job roles and new requirements for risk and compliance management after the financial crisis and the increasing shortage of cyber security, IT security and information security experts” said George Lekatis, president of the IARCP.
George continued: “According to President Obama, economic prosperity, national security, and individual liberties depend on our commitment to securing cyberspace and maintaining an open, interoperable, secure, and reliable Internet. Critical infrastructure continues to be at risk from threats in cyberspace, economies are harmed by the theft of intellectual property and organizations face challenges to protect their infrastructure. Janet Napolitano, the head of Homeland Security has also said that we need people who are experienced in intelligence as it relates to the cyber-universe.”

The revised CISRCP program covers international standards, principles and best practices in IT risk management and IT security, including the critical infrastructure protection principles in the USA and the EU, the Executive Order 13587, the Executive Order 13636, the Presidential Policy Directive (PPD) 21 - Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience, the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, the Cybersecurity Strategy of the European Union, the Directive 2008/114/EC on the identification and designation of European critical infrastructures and the assessment of the need to improve their protection and much more.

Objectives:
The seminar has been designed to provide with the knowledge and skills needed to understand international standards and best practices in IT risk management and information security. Also, to provide with the knowledge and skills needed to pass the CISRCP exam and become a Certified Information Systems Risk and Compliance Professional (CISRCP).

Target Audience:
The CISRCP certification program is beneficial to:

- IT managers, employees, auditors and consultants
- Information security managers, employees, auditors and consultants
- Risk and compliance managers, employees, auditors and consultants
- Network, systems and security administrators
- Incident handlers and incident response professionals
- Threat analysts
- Vulnerability assessment personnel
- IT and information security operations engineers and analysts
- IT and information security vendors, suppliers and service providers

This course is intended for employers demanding qualified IT and Information Security professionals that meet the fit and proper requirements in risk and compliance management.

Course Synopsis:

According to President Obama economic prosperity national security and individual liberties depend on our commitment to securing cyberspace and maintaining an open interoperable secure and reliable Internet. Critical infrastructure continues to be at risk from threats in cyberspace economies are harmed by the theft of intellectual property and organizations face challenges to protect their infrastructure. Janet Napolitano the head of Homeland Security has also said that we need people who are experienced in intelligence as it relates to the cyber-universe.

Part 1 - Information Technology and Information Security

Part 2 - Critical infrastructure protection: International standards, principles and best practices

Part 3 – Risk Management and Compliance

Part 4 – The Frameworks: COSO, COSO ERM, COBIT

Part 5 - NIST Special Publication 800-39

Part 6 – Assessing security and privacy controls

Part 7 - CERTs (Computer Emergency Response Teams) and Security Incident Response

Part 8 - The Sarbanes Oxley Act: New international standards

Part 9 and 10 - Basel II and the Basel III amendment

Part 11 - Designing and implementing an enterprise wide Risk and Compliance Program

Part 12 - Reference: Threat Landscape and Good Practice Guide for Smart Home and Converged Media

To learn more about The CISRCP Program you may visit:

http://www.risk-compliance-association.com/Certified_Risk_Compliance_Training.htm

http://www.risk-compliance-association.com/CISRCP_Distance_Learning_and_Certification.htm

To learn more about the CISRCP exam you may visit:

www.risk-compliance-association.com/Questions_About_The_Certification_And_The_Exams_1.pdf

www.risk-compliance-association.com/CISRCP_Certification_Steps_1.pdf

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