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Are you looking to advance your career in IT risk management and demonstrate your expertise in identifying and managing enterprise IT risks? Do you aspire to become a Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) professional? Look no further!


Mastering CRISC is your comprehensive guide to understanding and mastering the Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification exam. Authored by IT risk management expert Kris Hermans, this book provides invaluable insights, comprehensive coverage, and practical strategies to help you succeed in your CRISC journey.

Mastering CRISC

  • 1.Introduction to CRISC Certification
    1.1.Understanding the CRISC Certification
    1.2.Importance and Benefits of CRISC
    1.3.CRISC Domains and Exam Structure
    1.4.CRISC Exam Preparation Tips and Resources

    2.IT Risk Identification
    2.1.IT Risk Management Frameworks and Processes
    2.2.Identifying IT Risks and Threats
    2.3.Business and IT Objectives Alignment
    2.4.Risk Scenario Development
    2.5.Risk Appetite and Tolerance

    3.IT Risk Assessment
    3.1.IT Risk Assessment Methodologies
    3.2.Quantitative and Qualitative Risk Analysis
    3.3.Risk Criteria and Ranking
    3.4.Risk Evaluation and Prioritization
    3.5.Risk Reporting and Communication

    4.Risk Response and Mitigation
    4.1.Risk Response Strategies and Options
    4.2.Controls Selection and Implementation
    4.3.Control Effectiveness Evaluation
    4.4.Risk Acceptance and Avoidance
    4.5.Monitoring and Review of Risk Responses

    5.Risk and Control Monitoring and Reporting
    5.1.Key Risk Indicators (KRIs)
    5.2.Control Monitoring Techniques
    5.3.Continuous Monitoring and Assurance
    5.4.Metrics and Reporting on Risk and Control Performance
    5.5.Board and Stakeholder Reporting

    6.Information Systems Control Design and Implementation
    6.1.Control Objectives and Standards Selection
    6.2.Control Categories and Domains
    6.3.Control Design and Implementation Principles
    6.4.Security Controls and Technologies
    6.5.Control Testing and Evaluation

    7.Risk and Control Monitoring and Maintenance
    7.1.Control Effectiveness Assessment and Testing
    7.2.Control Performance Monitoring
    7.3.Control Maintenance and Documentation
    7.4.Control Remediation and Enhancement
    7.5.Control Ownership and Accountability

    8.IT Risk Governance
    8.1.IT Governance Frameworks and Principles
    8.2.IT Risk Management Integration
    8.3.Roles and Responsibilities in IT Risk Governance
    8.4.IT Risk Policy and Standards Development
    8.5.IT Risk Culture and Awareness

    9.CRISC Domain Integration
    9.1.Aligning IT Risk Management with Business Objectives
    9.2.Integration of IT Risk Assessment and Response
    9.3.IT Risk Monitoring and Reporting Alignment
    9.4.Information Systems Control Integration
    9.5.IT Risk Governance Integration

    10.Legal, Regulatory, and Ethical Considerations
    10.1.IT Laws and Regulations
    10.2.Privacy and Data Protection Regulations
    10.3.Intellectual Property Protection
    10.4.Compliance Audits and Assessments
    10.5.Professional Ethics and Code of Conduct

    11.Emerging Trends and Future Challenges
    11.1.Cybersecurity Risks and Threat Landscape
    11.2.Cloud Computing and Risk Management
    11.3.Artificial Intelligence and Automation in Risk Management
    11.4.Data Privacy and Security Challenges
    11.5.Continuous Learning and Professional Development

    12.1.CRISC Exam Preparation Resources
    12.2.CRISC Exam Question Samples and Practice Tests
    12.3.Glossary of CRISC Terms
    12.4.CRISC Code of Ethics and Professional Standards
    12.5.About the author

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