This is a 4 week long course with two online sessions every week combined with homework and a final research paper.

Course Outline

  1. Risk definitions
  2. Qualitative and Quantitative Risk Analysis
  3. Risk Management Lifecycle
  4. Risk identification
  5. Risk analysis and assessment
    1. Estimating likelihood
    2. Estimating control strength
  6. Risk treatment methods
  7. Risk monitoring
  8. Risk Management frameworks
  9. Quantitative risk assessment methods
  10. Risk management practice pitfalls and how to avoid them
  11. RskRgstr – A solution for managing Cybersecurity risk lifecycle

Learning Outcome

After attending this course, participants will be able to understand risk, risk management lifecycle, and put this knowledge to practice.

Instructor and Course Material

This course is delivered by Rafeeq Rehman, a well-known industry veteran and creator or CISO MindMap 

Who should join

Cybersecurity professionals who are, or aspiring to be in risk management field.

About SISARGO Institute

Originally established in 2001 as Conformix, SISARGO Institute is dedicated to research, training, and certification with a focus on information technology.

Announcing Risk Management Course

This 4-week course offers online sessions twice weekly, focusing on risk management in cybersecurity. Topics include Risk Analysis, Risk Management Lifecycle, and practical application techniques in managing cybersecurity risks. Delivered by Rafeeq Rehman at SISARGO Institute, it's tailored for professionals seeking to advance in risk management.

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