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Event date is March 21st-23rd, 2017. (the exam is on Saturday, March 25th, 2017)

Event time is 8:00am to 4:00pm

Event location is Arlington, VA.

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     Public Registration - $850.00

 

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FITSI Authorized Training:  FITSP-Auditor Review Course and Certification Exam

Overview   

This training class will help candidates prepare for the FITSP-Auditor certification.  The FITSP-Auditor certification is designed to demonstrate that federal workforce personnel, both federal employees and contractors, possess the knowledge of federal IT secu-rity requirements necessary to successfully audit and review the management, operational, and technical IT security con-trols for systems owned by, or operated on behalf of, the federal government. This role deals with high-level, cost-effective, risk-based IT security audit functions that assure program value is achieved within the ever-changing risk and evolving threat environments.

Agenda
Class Outline

    Day 1

  • Introductions – 8:00 AM
  • FISMA Background- Regulations & Guidelines – 8:30 AM-10:15 AM
    • Presidential Directives
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Department of Homeland Security
    • Committee on National Security Systems
    • National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Break – 10:15 AM (10 minutes)
  • Risk Management Framework Overview – NIST-SP 37 R1- 2 hrs. – 10:30 to 11:45 AM (1 hr. for lunch)
    • Gap Analysis
    • Step 1: Categorization
    • Step 2: Security Control Selection
    • Step 3: Implement Controls
    • Step 4: Assess Controls
    • Step 5: Authorize
    • Step 6: Continuous Monitoring
  • Step 1: Categorization – 1.5hr – 12:45 PM
    • FIPS 199: Security Categorization Standards
    • SP 800-60: Mapping Types to Categories
  • Break – 10 minutes at 2 PM
  • Step2: Security Control Selection – 1.5hr – 3 PM
    • FIPS 200: Minimum Security Requirements
    • NIST SP 800-53 R4 Security Controls Catalog
  • Step 3: Security Controls Implementation – 1 hr – 3- 4 PM
    • NIST Control Families
    • Minimum Security Requirements: FIPS 200
    • Recommended Security Controls: SP 800-53 R4

    Day 2

  • Step 4: Assessment – 2 hrs. – 8 AM to 10:00 AM
    • Assessing Security Controls: SP 800-53a
    • Assessment Technical Guide: SP 800-115
  • Break – 10:00 AM – 10 minutes
  • Step 5-6: Authorization & Monitoring – Approximately 3 hrs. – 10:15 AM – 2:00 PM (1 hour for lunch @ 11:45 AM)
    • Continuous Monitoring: SP 800-137
    • CAESARS Framework Extension: IR 7756
  • Break – 2 PM – 10 minutes
  • Current State of Federal Information Security – 1.5 hrs. – 2:15 - 4 PM
    • FISMA Report
    • Inspectors General’s Findings
    • Progress
    • Path Forward

    Day 3

  • Overview of NIST SP 800-53 – Recommended Security Controls for Federal Agencies and Organizations
    • Book 2 – Module 3 – Technical Controls – 8 AM to 11 AM
    • Break – 10 AM
    • Book 2 – Module 2 – Operational Controls – 11 AM to 2 PM
    • Break – 2 PM
    • Book 2 – Module 1 – Management Controls – 2 PM to 4 PM

Audience
The auditor role is designed for candidates who review and audit automated information systems found within the United States Federal Government. These are usually IT auditors that are found within the Inspector General’s community as well as public accounting companies.

Prerequisites and Advanced Preparation
Candidates should meet the prerequisites required for the certification.

Learning Level: Intermediate

Class size: 35

Vendor / Instructor profile
TBD

When
    The class is Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, March  21-23rd, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The exam is on Saturday March 25th, 2017.

Where
    George Mason University
     Arlington Campus New Building (Founders Hall)
     3351 North Fairfax Drive
     Room:  TBD.
     Arlington, VA 22201
   

     Facility information and/or closing due to inclement weather   please call:
     (703) 993-8140 or (703) 993-8999
     (Located close to the Virginia Square Metro stop on Fairfax Drive.
     Location map:  http://info.gmu.edu/Maps/ArlingtonMap13.pdf

It is recommended that you take the Metro Orange line to the Virginia Square stop.  If driving, please plan to start early to avoid traffic congestion.  Check out the Web site for directions.

Continuing Education Units
    21

Parking           
    You can park at the parking garage for GMU Founders Hall, which is accessible off of Kirkwood Road near the Washington Blvd intersection.  There is a sign for the garage.  The cost is $3/hr or $15 max per day.

Meals
    Continental breakfast and lunch.

Cost
    FITSI Members:  $700
    All Others:  $850