Certified Authorization Professional (CAP) Certification and Training

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This official (ISC)² Certified Authorization Professional (CAP) course prepares you for the CAP exam and provides in-depth coverage of the Risk Management Framework. It is the only security certification under the DoD8570 Mandate that aligns to each of the RMF steps. You will learn the skills and concepts in the 7 domains including RMF, Security Categorization, Security Controls implementation, assessment, monitoring and authorization.

The Risk Management Framework (RMF) is used by security professionals who are responsible for assessing risk and establishing documentation for their IT systems. Achieve this CAP certification and demonstrate your expertise in lifecycle cyber security risk management.

Key Features of this Certified Authorization Professional (CAP) Training:

  • Official (ISC)² curriculum
  • After-course instructor coaching benefit

You Will Learn How To:

  • Prepare for and pass the CAP Exam
  • Define and implement a Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Select, tailor and document security controls
  • Prepare for security control assessment
  • Perform ongoing security control assessments

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Important CAP Certification Course Information

  • Who Should Attend

    The CAP is ideal for IT, information security and information assurance practitioners and contractors who use the RMF in:

    • The U.S. federal government, such as the U.S. Department of State or the Department of Defense (DoD)
    • The military
    • Civilian roles, such as federal contractors
    • Local governments
    • Private sector organizations
  • Certification Information

    To qualify for the CAP certification, you must have:

    • A minimum of two years cumulative, paid, full-time work experience
    • In one or more of the seven domains of the CAP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK)

    To maintain certification, you must:

    • Earn and post a minimum of 20 (ISC)2 CPE credits per year
    • Comply with (ISC)2's Code of Professional Ethics
  • Earn (ISC)2 CPEs

    As one of only 12 (ISC)2 CPE Submitters, Learning Tree can submit courses on your behalf to (ISC)2 for CPE credit. All educational opportunities offered by Learning Tree as eligible for CPE credits shall be of the highest quality, directly related to at least one (1) domain of information security as recognized by (ISC)2. Contact Learning Tree's Client Solutions Team for information.

CAP Certification Course Outline

  • Risk Management Framework (RMF)

    • Describe the RMF
    • Describe and distinguish between the RMF steps
    • Identify roles and define responsibilities
    • Understand and describe how the RMF process relates to the organizational structure
    • Understand the relationship between the RMF and System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
    • Understand legal, regulatory and other security requirements
  • Categorization of Information Systems

    • Categorize the system
    • Describe the information system (including the security authorization boundaries)
    • Register the system
  • Selection of Security Controls

    • Identify and document (inheritable) controls
    • Select, tailor and document security controls
    • Develop security control monitoring strategy
    • Review and approve security plan
  • Security Control Implementation

    • Implement selected security controls
    • Document security control implementation
  • Security Control Assessment

    • Prepare for security control assessment
    • Develop security control assessment plan
    • Assess security control effectiveness
    • Develop initial security assessment report (SAR)
    • Review interim SAR and perform initial remediation actions
    • Develop final SAR and optional addendum
  • Information System Authorization

    • Develop plan of action and milestones (POAM) (e.g., resources, schedule, requirements)
    • Assemble security authorization package
    • Determine risk
    • Determine the acceptability of risk
    • Obtain security authorization decision
  • Monitoring of Security Controls

    • Determine security impact of changes to system and environment
    • Perform ongoing security control assessments (e.g., continuous monitoring, internal and external assessments)
    • Conduct ongoing remediation actions (resulting from incidents, vulnerability scans, audits, vendor updates, etc.)
    • Update key documentation (e.g., SP, SAR, POAM)
    • Perform periodic security status reporting
    • Perform ongoing risk determination and acceptance
    • Decommission and remove system

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CAP Certification Training FAQs

  • What is the Certified Authorization Professional (CAP) Certification?

    The Certified Authorization Professional certification covers the RMF in great detail and is the only security certification under the DoD8570 Mandate that aligns to each of the RMF steps. /p>

  • How do I take the CAP Certification exam?

    A minimum of two years cumulative, paid, full-time work experience and in one or more of the seven domains of the CAP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK)

  • Can I become an (ISC)² Certified Authorization Professional online?

    Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available in class, online, and on demand.

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