Drupal.gov Information Assurance

Training Details

Date: Monday, March 19, 2012
Session Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm
Room: 505
Opening Reception hosted by Cadre Software to follow
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This course is being run from 5pm - 7pm after the separate related course: >Security: Process, Code & Hands-on Training

Government agencies adopting Drupal face several unique challenges, such as:

  • Complying with the Federal Information Systems Management Act (FISMA);
  • Defending against highly capable threat agents;
  • Protecting sensitive user information;
  • Managing all of the activities surrounding Information Assurance.

In this class, we will discover how to manage the transition to a new Drupal Content Management System website, how to create the necessary documentation for accreditation, and how to manage the ongoing security process for a website in properly minimize risk associated with the use of Information Technology.

Key concepts that will be taught include:

  • Introduction to the Risk Management Framework;
  • How to perform a risk assessment;
  • How to develop a system security plan;
  • How to perform system testing and evaluation;
  • Producing certification and accreditation documentation and submitting your Drupal site for accreditation;
  • Providing ongoing controls testing for a production site.

Since this is an evening class, the course sponsors would like to invite all participants to share a round of drinks immediately following completion.

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Ingalls Information Security
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  • Cost (in combination w/conference admission): $125.00
  • Cost (w/o conference admission): $225.00
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