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BCS Practitioner Certificate in Information Assurance Architecture

Focus on Training
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5 days
Bristol
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Course description

BCS Practitioner Certificate in Information Assurance Architecture

This course prepares the student for the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Information Assurance Architecture and includes the BCS examination which is taken on the final day of the course. Using presentations, discussions, group work, scenario exercises and technical demonstrations, the course provides an introduction to the skills and knowledge needed to become an IA Architect, and is not intended for experienced Security Architects.Learn how to develop an architecture which fits business requirements, mitigates risks in a cost effective manner and conforms to relevant security policies and standards. The course content is aligned with the expertise and knowledge required for the CESG Certified Professional Information Assurance Architect role.

Suitability - Who should attend?

There are no formal entry requirements for candidates taking the examination for the Practitioner Certificate in Security Architect.However, candidates will require a broad understanding of all aspects of Information Security and Information Assurance equivalent to the BCS Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP). Candidates will also need practical experience of the areas of expertise covered within the syllabus

Training Course Content

Module 1: The Basics of IA Architecture

  • Architecture and types of Architect
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Enterprise Architecture Frameworks
  • Architectural Patterns
  • IA and Security Architecture
  • IA Architecture Design Principles
  • Security Architecture Patterns

Module 2: Advanced Security Architecture Concepts

  • Cryptography
  • Data Protection
  • Host Security
  • Network Security
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Application Security
  • Protective Monitoring
  • Architecture Concepts

Module 3: Information Assurance Methodologies

  • Information Assurance Frameworks
  • Cryptographic Assurance
  • Product and Service Assurance
  • Vulnerability and Penetration Testing

Module 4: Innovation and Business Improvement

  • Business Change, Security Metrics and ROI
  • Risk, Security Postures and Security Culture
  • Security as a Business Enabler
  • IA Maturity Models

Module 5: Security across the Lifecycle

  • Terms of reference for an IA Architect
  • OWASP Top Ten
  • Security across the lifecycle
  • Importance of links with business process

Module 6: Preparation for IA Architecture Exam

  • Format, structure and scoring of the exam
  • Mock exam using the BCS sample paper

Technical Demonstrations

  • CESG "Walled Garden" architectural pattern
  • Remote access IP
  • Sec VPN
  • Cryptography including use of a Certificate Authority
  • Firewall and network configuration
  • Vulnerability scanning and use of penetration testing tools
  • OWASP Top Ten with practical example attacks

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Focus on Training is a professional training company specialising in offering accredited Project Management and IT programmes. With over 10,000 courses offered in over 100 locations throughout the United Kingdom, Focus is a premier training provider. All programmes can be booked online...


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