Information Security and Risk Management Planning - ITE 010


Information Security and Risk Management Planning - ITE 010

Course Description

Business managers and IT professionals alike depend on risk management to make appropriate decisions for their organizations. This course covers the essentials of risk management, compliance laws that affect risk management, and how to create a risk management plan.


You should be familiar with information security principles and their impact on business objectives.

Curriculum Hours


Course Objectives

  1. Explain the basic concepts of and need for risk management.
  2. Identify compliance laws, standards, best practices, and policies of risk management.
  3. Describe the components of an effective organizational risk management program.

Potential Jobs/Job Roles

Completion of this course contributes toward qualifications required for: Information security analyst/data security analyst (entry level), IT security, risk, and compliance analyst (entry level)

Cost: $299

Registering for this course

Current Charter Oak State College Students

Please call the Registrar's Office at (860) 515-3702 to register for this course.

Visiting Students (not currently enrolled at Charter Oak State College)

  • Request an account in our ACORN Student Portal to be able to register for courses
    • For the question "In what division are you planning to take courses?", choose "Non-Credit"
  • Once you have been issued an account, log in to ACORN, and visit the Course Search
  • Choose "2014-2015 Academic Year - Fall" from the "Term" drop-down
  • Choose "Information Technology" from the "Department" drop-down
  • Press the "Search" button
  • Add the course using the checkbox next to the course name, or click the course code, then click "Add" from there.
  • You will then be able to pay for the courses


  • All courses in the Cybersecurity Workforce Education Program are non-credit courses.
  • All courses are self-guided, with a 15-week access period to the course material.
  • Course takers will take a final exam as part of the last unit of the course. A grade of 70 or higher is required to earn a course certificate indicating successful completion of the course.
  • Course labs have minimum software and system requirements.
  • These courses are not a test preparation program, but they do cover the domain areas consistent with cybersecurity.