Risk Management Framework for DoD Security Controls Assessors 4-Day Course
This course concentrates on how to validate NIST SP 800-53 Rev 4 Security Controls and meet the requirements for the Assessment and Authorization of the IT system. It includes a short overview of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) from NIST SP 800-37. This course was developed to help the people who have the assigned roles and responsibilities of a Validator or an Assessor. This course does provide the students who are not Validators the insight to how the security controls will be assessed. The course provides an in-depth explanation of each control identified in NIST SP 800-53 Rev 4 to include what method should be used to test, what evidence should be gathered, and how to more efficiently and effectively test DoD and NSS systems and infrastructure. The curriculum will prepare the security controls assessor to understand the process for testing the NIST security controls using manual and automated tests to ensure all controls are tested properly. This RMF for DoD IT SCA 4 Day course also includes the requirements of 8510.01, 8500.01 and the CNSS policies.
This course is geared for students who already have an understanding of the RMF for DOD IT process. Lunarline recommends the 3-day In-Depth or 4-day Intensity course be taken as a pre-requisite to this course as this course focuses on the security controls and how they are to be assessed. This course does not focus on the RMF process at an in-depth level.
NICE Work Roles
Security Control Assessor
Conducts independent comprehensive assessments of the management, operational, and technical security controls and control enhancements employed within or inherited by an information technology (IT) system to determine the overall effectiveness of the controls (as defined in NIST SP 800-37).
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“It has been a great experience learning RMF by the way of the instructor, Ashely Roan who was very knowledgeable in the field. Thank you for making the course enjoyable, relatable and memorable!”
“Instruction was first rate. Lunarline worked with my organization in a flexible manner allowing me to obtain the training as required. I enjoyed the instructor- knowledgeable, personable, professional, entertaining and impressive.”
“Excellent learning experience. Many classes taken over my career, this class offered a “real” world approach to a new methodology. Easy to follow, repetitious in the right areas. Excellent coverage of material at appropriate pace. Real world example were good!”
“The class was excellent! I will continue to take classes from Lunarline in the future. The course material being loaded on a tablet was also a great idea because this will be a great resource to have in my future meetings.”
“I feel prepared to transition to RMF based on the content covered by the course. The hands‐on demo was very helpful and very relevant to my job.”