Security Assessment and Testing course

This course covers security assessment and testing, focusing on potential disruptions that can affect organizations and how they can be addressed with assessments and plans. Students will have the opportunity to practice how to assess the impact of disasters that may arise as well as to develop their own versions of these plans. This course requires a basic understanding of IT concepts.

Learning Outcomes
  • Relate the many potential disasters and disruptions that can impact organizations and their information systems
  • Describe the steps required in conducting a business impact assessment
  • Explain the difference between a business continuity plan and a disaster recovery plan*
  • Discuss different recovery strategies and how they fit into disaster recovery planning
  • Understand the business continuity organization and its responsibilities
  • Prepare a business continuity and disaster recovery plan
  • Discuss how organizations test their BCPs and DRPs, and perform different exercises to prepare for disruptions
Key Features
  • Expert-supported
  • Mobile-friendly
  • Accessible Badge and
  • credit-awarding Games & Flashcards
  • Video content
  • Real-world case studies
  • Audio-enabled in app
Refund Policy
You may request a refund up to 5 days from the purchase date. The registration fee will only be refunded if less than 10% of the course has been completed. Completion percentage can be viewed on the Course Progress page from within the course.

Notes
This course has an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.

This course does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.

Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

Project Management Institute, PMI, the Registered Education Provider logo, Project Management Professional, PMP, Project Management Body of Knowledge, PMBOK, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, PMI-ACP, PMI Risk Management Professional, PMI-RMP, the PMI Talent Triangle, and the PMI Talent Triangle logo are marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Information in this course has been taken from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK Guide) Sixth Edition, Project Management Institute Inc., 2017.

The following list outlines the PDUs you will earn for completing this course, based on the certification you have.

PMP /PgMP
Technical: 3 Leadership: 0.5 Strategic/Business: 1.5 TOTAL: 5
PMI-RMP
Technical: 3 Leadership: 0.5 Strategic/Business: 1.5 TOTAL: 5
PMI-SP
Technical: 0 Leadership: 0.5 Strategic/Business: 1.5 TOTAL: 2
PMI-ACP
Technical: 3 Leadership: 0.5 Strategic/Business: 1.5 TOTAL: 5
PfMP
Technical: 0 Leadership: 0.5 Strategic/Business: 1.5 TOTAL: 2
PMI-PBA
Technical: 0 Leadership: 0.5 Strategic/Business: 1.5 TOTAL: 2


  • Dates: Open enrollment
  • Duration: 90 days
  • Time: 5 hours
  • Location: Online
  • Course Fee: $79.00 USD
  • CEUs: 5 CEUs | 5 PDUs
    Total PMI PDUs/Contact Hours: 5
    Leadership: 0.5
    Strategic & Business Management: 1.5
    Technical: 3
    IACET CEUs: .5
  • Code: 01-PRO-TEC-ON
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