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ISM Fundamentals

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ISM Fundamentals

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Date(s) - 14/08/2017 - 15/08/2017
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Canberra Office

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If you are new to ICT Security, or have a need to be informed about what the Information Security Manual (ISM) is and how it should be employed in your organisation, then this two day seminar is what you’ll need to get a foundation understanding of what is required by Australian Signals Directorate (ASD).

Who Should Attend?

  • IT Security Advisers and Managers that are either new to the position or who would like a refresher.
  • Security Executives, System Managers, Security Administrators or in fact anyone with an interest in Government ICT security requirements.

Topics Covered

  • Security Governance. Includes management structures, forums and frameworks.
  • Security Policy. The over-arching policy, its purpose and basic content.
  • Security Risk Management. The difference between Strategic and Operational Risk and the purpose of the Security Risk Management Plan in the secure management of systems.
  • Incident Response Plan. The IRP defines establishes the way an organisation will detect and respond to security incidents. This baseline document allows System Managers to tap into and leverage the organisations systematic approach to responding to incidents.
  • System Security Plans. The SSP defines the way administrative and technical controls are to be employed.
  • Standard Operating Procedures. The SOP is a detailed work instruction – a “How to do it” document. We’ll look at who needs them and for what tasks.
  • Accreditation and Certification. We’ll look at what this is and who is responsible for it.
  • Change Management. The role of security in any change to an ICT system is explored.
  • Security Awareness Training. A key tool that ensures the success of any security strategy.
  • ICT Security Standards. We’ll touch on ASD’s requirements for Gateways, hardware selection, software security, access control, network security, cryptography and data transfer.


$1,850.00 (including GST)

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