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Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)

The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) training program is aligned to ISACA 2015 and ensures you ace the exam in the first attempt. The training is designed to excel you in tasks such as managing the IT risks, design, implementation, monitoring and maintenance of IS controls. The program includes the four most important domains prescribed by ISACA and awards the requisite 20 CPEs required for CRISC certification examination. Real-life projects and simulation exams help you prepare for the CRISC Certification exam.

The certification exam is not included in the cost of the program. For more information on the certification please click here.

6 Months / 40 Course Hrs
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Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)

Learning Method

Instructor-led Self-Paced: Study at your own schedule

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Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Details + Objective

Course Code: GES382

You Will Learn
  • Demonstrate efficiency in designing, implementing, monitoring and maintaining the IS controls of the enterprise
  • Acquire the relevant knowledge and skills required to clear the CRISC certification exam
  • Earn the requisite 20 CPEs required to take up the CRISC certification exam
  • Develop a working knowledge of the 4 domains areas as prescribed by ISACA –Exam Candidate Information Guide 2015
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 40 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Work toward earning your Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC ®) certification
  • Prepare yourself for work as a CEO, CFO, chief audit executive, audit partner, CIO, CISO, chief compliance officer, security professional, or IT director
  • Set yourself apart from competitors by receiving an exclusive certification
Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Outline
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Introduction

Receive an introduction to CRISC, learn about ISACA, and understand values and domains.

Risk Identification

Learn how to identify and assess security risks. Cover threats, risk communication, and management strategies.

Risk Assessment

Study risk assessment techniques, control assessments, control analysis, and emerging technologies.

Risk Response

Explore risk response options, control ownership, countermeasures, exception management, risk ownership, accountability, and inherent and residual risk.

Risk Monitoring

Understand key risk indicators (KRIs), KRI selection, and the benefits of KRIs.

Control Monitoring and Reporting

Cover data collection, knowledge checks, third-party assurance, maturity models, and IT risk profiles.

Program Details
I.   Introduction To CRISC®
    A. Introduction To CRISC®
    B. CRISC®
    C. About ISACA
    D. CRISC® Domains
    E. Value Of CRISC®
    F. Requirements For CRISC® Certification
       
II.   Risk Identification
    A. Risk Identification and Task Statements
    B. IT Risk and Information Security Risk Concepts
    C. Risk Management Standards and Frameworks
    D. COBIT 5 for Risk and ISO/IEC 27001 Series
    E.          Risk Identification Frameworks
    F. Threats and Vulnerabilities Related to Assets
    G. Risk Factors, Assets and Threats
    H. Vulnerabilities and Penetration Testing
    I. Risk Scenario Development Tools and Techniques
    J. Risk Communication, Awareness, and Culture
    K. The Risk Awareness Program
    L. Risk Management Strategy
    M. Organizational Structures and Impact on Risk
    N. Organizational Culture, Ethics and Behavior, and the Impact on Risk
    O. Compliance With Laws, Regulations, Standards, and Compliance Requirements
    P. Establishing an Enterprise Risk Management Approach
    Q. Risk Register and Principles of Risk and Control Ownership
    R. Risk Appetite and Tolerance and Acceptance
       
III.   Risk Assessment
    A. Risk Assessment and Task Statements
    B.   Risk Assessment Techniques and Risk Scenarios Analysis
    C. Risk Analysis Methodologies and Risk Ranking
    D. OCTAVE®
    E. Control Assessment and Current State of Controls
    F. Risk Evaluation and Impact Assessment
    G. Risk and Control Analysis, Third-Party Management, and Cloud
    H. IT Operations Management and System Development Lifecycle
    I. Emerging Technologies and Enterprise Architecture
       
IV.   Risk Response
    A. Risk Response Options
    B.   Response Analysis
    C. Control Objectives and Practices
    D. Control Ownership
    E. Systems Control Design Implementation
    F. Controls and Countermeasures
    G. Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Management
    H. Exception Management
    I. Risk Ownership and Accountability
    J. Inherent and Residual Risk
       
V.   Risk and Control Monitoring And Reporting
    A. Key Risk Indicators (KRIs)
    B.   KRIs Selection
    C. Benefits of KRIs
    D. KRIs Effectiveness and Optimization
    E. Knowledge Check and KRIs Maintenance
    F. Data Collection and Knowledge Check
    G. Monitoring Controls and Control Assessment
    H. Vulnerability Assessments and Penetration Testing
    I. Third-party Assurance and Results of Control Assessments
    J. Maturity Model Assessment and Improvement Techniques
    K. Capability Maturity Model
    L. IT Risk Profile
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Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Requirements / Prerequisites

Prerequisites for CRISC Certification – 2015 exams and later:

  1. Successful completion of the CRISC examination

    The examination is open to all individuals who have an interest in business and technology risk management as well as the development and implementation of IS controls. All are encouraged to work toward and take the examination. Successful examination candidates will be sent all information required to apply for certification with their notification of a passing score.

  2. IT risk management and information systems control experience

    Certification is granted initially to individuals who have successfully completed the CRISC exam and meet the following work experience requirements in the fields of IT risk management and IS control. A minimum of at least three (3) years of cumulative work experience performing the tasks of a CRISC professional across at least two (2) of the four (4) CRISC domains is required for certification. Of these two (2) required domains, one (1) must be in either Domain 1 or 2. There are no substitutions or experience waivers.

    Once a CRISC candidate has passed the CRISC certification exam and has met the work experience requirements, the final step is to complete and submit the CRISC Application for Certification. Experience must have been gained within the 10-year period preceding the application date for certification or within five years from the date of initially passing the examination. Retaking and passing the examination will be required if the application for certification is not submitted within five years from the passing date of the examination. All experience must be verified independently with employers.

  3. Adherence to the Code of Professional Ethics
  4. Adherence to the Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Policy

Please click here for more information in exam and certification requirements.

Requirements: This program can be taken from either a Mac or a PC. It is compatible with the Windows XP, MAC OS X 10.4 or later operating systems, Firefox, Chrome, or IE 7 and later browsers. There are no specific computer requirements other than 512MB of RAM (we recommend 1GB or more), an Internet connection and e-mail account.

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Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. You will also receive a certificate with the required 20 CPE hours.

Am I guaranteed a job?

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Who will be my instructor?

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Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.

Does this program prepare for a certification?

Yes, upon completion of the program you will be prepared to sit for the Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) exam. The exam fee is not included with the program. Please click here for more information in exam and certification requirements.

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