Instructor: Ramona Ratiu- MS, CISA, CISM, ITRF, GSTRT
Location: Virtual via Zoom
The IT Risk Management course is intended to provide students with an understanding of the processes, techniques, and frameworks associated with a successful development and implementation of an IT Risk Management program. The course describes the difference between risk management and governance, the principals of IT risk management and the key elements of risk analysis, risk assessment and risk mitigation. It delves deep into the nuances of cyber risks and threat landscape, as these are increasingly becoming important topics to understand in this digital age. An understanding of cyber risks can help students develop stronger security practices for their personal benefit, as well as protecting organization’s data and digital assets from malicious actors.
Moreover, it provides insights into roles, responsibilities, and accountability for IT Risk and Cyber Risk, as well as the benefits of risk awareness and communication training to support the organization’s goals and business objectives.
For IT Risk professionals to be successful, it is essential for them to understand how the risk management process works in practical examples. To this end, the students will be exposed to examples of risk assessments, allowing them to gain a better understanding of the process, and become successful IT Risk professionals in the long run.