Washington University in St. Louis

SECP15: CAP Certified Authorization Professional Exam Prep ($2,695)

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Course summary - 28hrs:

CompTIA's Certified Authorization Professional (CAP) certification is an advanced-level cybersecurity training certification that demonstrates your expertise in risk management and information assurance. The CAP certification covers seven domains of the CAP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK), including information security risk management, information assurance, security assessment and authorization, and more. This course provides comprehensive coverage of all seven domains, preparing you to pass the CAP exam and advance your career in cybersecurity.

Throughout the course, you will learn how to manage and mitigate risks to your organization's information assets. You will gain hands-on experience with real-world examples and practical exercises, allowing you to develop the skills you need to effectively identify, analyze, and evaluate security risks. In addition, you'll learn how to implement security controls and measures to mitigate identified risks, and how to communicate risk management strategies and results to stakeholders. With this in-depth course, you'll be fully prepared to take on the challenges of the CAP exam and demonstrate your expertise in risk management and information assurance.

Course outline:
This course covers the seven domains of the CAP Common Body of Knowledge
  • Information Security Risk Management Program
  • Categorization of Information Systems
  • Selection of Security Controls
  • Implementation of Security Controls
  • Assessment of Security Controls
  • Authorization of Information Systems
  • Continuous Monitoring
Learning outcomes:
  • Understand the RMF process and how it relates to the organizational structure
  • Determine the security impact of changes to system and environment
  • Develop a plan of action and milestones (POAM) including resources, scheduling an requirements)
  • Develop a security assessment report (SAR)
  • Document and implement selected security controls
  • Develop a security control monitoring strategy
  • Describe the information system (including the security authorization boundaries)
  • Take the CAP exam
  • Become a member of the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)²

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This course helps the participant prepare for (ISC)2 CAP exam and includes an exam voucher. The voucher is valid for 12 months after the course at a Pearson VUE testing center. From cybersecurity specialists to executives, our CAP exam prep course covers the intricate processes of authorization and accreditation, aligning with industry standards such as Zero Trust Architecture.

Accrediting Associations

To qualify for the CAP certification, you must have a minimum of 2 years cumulative, paid, full-time work experience in one or more of the seven domains of the (ISC)2 CAP Common Body of Knowledge.
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