This three-day course begins with a brief review of the conceptual foundations of information security. Next, students will be introduced to the CERT Defense-in-Depth Framework: eight operationally focused and interdependent management components which will be synergistically applied to a fictitious organization's Information Technology (IT) enterprise (see "Topics" below). Through lectures, demonstrations, scenario-based exercises, small group activities, and open discussions, students will learn high-level best practices for effectively integrating each of these eight components into all aspects of IT operations. Further, the course scenario is used extensively to reinforce these best practices with technical information security implementations.
This course is designed for individuals charged with implementing information security throughout the IT enterprise. Therefore, this course is an ideal pursuit for IT and Security managers, and/or system administrators and IT security personnel who would like to step up to the management level.
Technical staff members who manage or support networked information systems and have
This course has no prerequisites.
Participants will receive a course notebook and a downloadable copy of course materials.
This three-day course meets at the following times:
Days 1 & 2: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Day 3: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Training courses provided by the SEI are not academic courses for academic credit toward a degree. Any certificates provided are evidence of the completion of the courses and are not official academic credentials.
Carnegie Mellon University/Software Engineering Institute offices will be closed for winter break, December 23, 2016-January 2, 2017. SEI course registrations received during this period will be confirmed and enrollment completed on January 3, 2017.
This course may be offered by special arrangement at customer sites.