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Governance, Risk, and Compliance

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This course provides an overview of governance, risk, and compliance. It focuses on the importance of GRC, identifying GRC concerns, and ways to mitigate those concerns.

This course provides an overview of governance, risk, and compliance. It focuses on the importance of GRC, identifying GRC concerns, and ways to mitigate those concerns.

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3 weeks

Real-world Projects

Completion Certificate

Last Updated February 14, 2024

Skills you'll learn:
Security auditing • Cybersecurity grc • Cybersecurity business context • Cybersecurity compliance
Prerequisites:
Computer networking basics • Operating system fundamentals

Course Lessons

Lesson 1

GRC Overview

In this lesson, we’ll be outlining the basic course structure and discussing the prerequisites that you should possess before taking the course.

Lesson 2

Introduction to Governance, Risk, and Compliance

During this lesson, we will lay the groundwork for the rest of the course by developing a definition for Security GRC and briefly introducing how GRC roles function today.

Lesson 3

Governance

This lesson focuses on the role of security governance. This is what puts the “G” in GRC.

Lesson 4

Risk

In this lesson we’ll learn how risk management has evolved over time into today’s security risk management practice and explore some of the tools risk managers use.

Lesson 5

Compliance

Compliance deals with a relatively structured approach to ensuring organizations meet their obligations to security standards through their security controls and practices.

Lesson 6

Audit Management

The lesson focuses on ensuring that audits go smoothly by developing an understanding of audit management fundamentals and how GRC professionals should plan for and remediate audit results.

Lesson 7 • Project

Project: SwiftTech Report

Apply the skills you have acquired to analyze data provided about a fictional technology company and create fundamental components of the company’s GRC program.

Taught By The Best

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Sean Pike, Esq., M.S.

Sr. Director, Security & GRC

Sean Pike is a Cybersecurity and GRC leader with 20+ years of experience leading cybersecurity initiatives in regulated companies. Mr. Pike works with organizations to develop unique, proactive security solutions that follow stringent security principles while accelerating business.

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