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Introduction to IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance

Course Description

As organizations become increasingly globalized and as legal environments quickly evolve, the importance of governance, risk management, and compliance continues to gain in importance. Regulatory compliance forces organizations to better manage their data as noncompliance can lead to penalties, fines, and worse. With the proper governance and risk management structures in place, an organization can better manage data and risk to improve business outcomes while adhering to regulations.

This course is designed for IT professionals and other adult learners who are interested in furthering their knowledge of governance, risk management, and compliance as these relate to information technology.

This program is open enrollment (fully online) and can begin within 2-3 business days of registration.

Registration is ongoing throughout 2021.

Estimated time to complete: 7 hours

This program awards .7 CEUs

Access to this program is 90 days.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the importance of information security governance, risk, and compliance (GRC)
  • Differentiate between security program development and enterprise security frameworks
  • Identify key themes in ethics and information security law
  • Describe the importance of security awareness, training, and education
  • Describe how an IS risk management program contributes to business success
  • Conduct risk analysis and perform risk calculations
  • Describe common IT risk controls
  • Define the role of audits, reports, and log reviews and how these are used to maintain compliance
  • Explain how business impact analysis and business continuity planning apply to risk
  • List and describe the elements that comprise a compliance plan

Key Features

  • Expert-supported
  • Mobile-friendly
  • Accessible
  • Badge and credit-awarding
  • Games & Flashcards
  • Video content
  • Real-world case studies
  • Audio-enabled in app


This course has an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.

This course does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.

Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEUs. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

Instructor : MindEdge
Dates : 01/05/22
Days : Online
From : -
Fee : $ 129.00
Course Number : ME-161

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