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This lesson gives an introduction to the CISO course.

CISO stands for Chief Information Security Officer.  The following are some of the topics that this introduction will cover.


  • An overview of the modules that this course will consist of
  • An explanation of why this course exists and the course objectives
  • An overview of the specific information necessary to perform the role of CISO effectively that will be covered in the following modules
  • The importance of maintaining business continuity and minimizing disruptions


Course participants will learn about the different course modules:


  • Why we need a CISO
  • Information security governance
  • Risk management
  • Developing a security
  • Policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines of information security
  • Details of information security technology
  • Incident management
  • Business continuity and disaster recovery
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