A comprehensive review of current risk management and security methods used in today's global communications.

The expanding use of computers, increasing software sophistication, and the explosive growth of the Internet, World Wide Web, and Web-oriented applications necessitates improved product reliability through a systematic approach to software and systems risk management. Software, systems, and information -- the lifeblood of many businesses in the Information Age -- are increasingly at risk, as the historical approaches to security and risk management become increasingly inadequate. Consequently, the evolution of methodologies focusing on software risk management at the Enterprise level has been receiving increasing attention, and the need for a comprehensive risk management programs has become a necessity.

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This course describes current industry practices and the latest advances in Software Risk Management. The course will benefit Program Managers, Project Managers, Systems Analysts, Software Developers, and Users engaged in the development of modern software and software-based systems.

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Dr. Chris Napjus has been employed by the U.S. government since 1979, and has been a member of the Senior Executive Service since 1983. He currently holds the position of Technical Director for the Chief Information Officer (CIO) Organization, and serves as a Chief IT Architect for his agency. His previous appointments include Chief of Software Engineering; Chief of ADP Plans, Architectures, and Technology; Technical Director for Telecommunications; and Technical Director for Information Technology. Over the past seven years he has been heavily involved in all aspects of networked information security, including definition of a comprehensive agency-wide security. Prior to joining government service, Dr. Napjus held leading technical and management positions in private industry for 12 years. Dr. Napjus holds a B.A. in mathematics from Cornell University; a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Washington; and an M.B.A. (honors) from Bryant College. He holds the position of Associate Professor on the adjunct Graduate faculty of the University of Maryland (University College).


Course: SOO-617 Duration: 3 Days FEE: $1,499 CEUs: 2.16

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