Risk Management Framework Implementation Training | RMF Training

Risk Management Framework Implementation Training | RMF Training


Risk Management Framework Implementation Training | RMF Training Course Hands-on

Risk Management Framework Implementation Training | RMF Training gives you a classified approach and step by step procedure to implement the RMF standard into your information system. RMF can be applied through special publication of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), NIST 800-37 to federal information systems.

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With onsite Training, courses can be scheduled on a date that is convenient for you, and because they can be scheduled at your location, you don’t incur travel costs and students won’t be away from home. Onsite classes can also be tailored to meet your needs. You might shorten a 5-day class into a 3-day class, or combine portions of several related courses into a single course, or have the instructor vary the emphasis of topics depending on your staff’s and site’s requirements.

Audience/Target Group

IT professionals in the area of cybersecurity
DoD employees and contractors or service providers
Government personnel working in cybersecurity area
Authorizing official representatives, chief information officers, senior information assurance officers, information system owners or certifying authorities
Employees of federal agencies and the intelligence community
Assessors, assessment team members, auditors, inspectors or program managers of information technology area
Any individual looking for information assurance implementation for a company based on recent policies
Information system owners, information owners, business owners, and information system security managers

Risk Management Framework Implementation Training | RMF TrainingRelated Courses:

Duration: 3 days


Implement RMF step by step into their organizations
Resolve challenges and difficulties of RMF application
Understand different organizations related to RMF and key RMF process tasks
Learn about RMF standards such as: NIST, CNSS, DoD, and FISMA
Explain the joint task force transformation initiative
Understand the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Recognize different steps to RMF
Explain how to categorize the information system and understand the federal laws
Learn about common control providers for RMF process implementation
Select the proper security control for information system
Implement the desired security control into the information system and federal organizations
Have a knowledge to assess the employed security control through content automation protocol (CAP) and NIST checklist
Apply a security assessment plan for the employed RMF approach
Develop a Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) to their organizations and recognize the weaknesses
Monitor the information system security and provide solution to risks
Understand the CNSSI baseline categorizations and NIST assessment methods for RMF applications

Course Content:

Introduction to Risk Management Framework (RMF)

Risk Management Framework (RMF) Definition
Purpose of RMF
Components of Risk Management
Importance of Risk Management
Risk Management for Organizations
Risk Management for Business processes
Risk Management for Information System
Concept of Trust and Trustworthiness in Risk Management
Organizational Culture
Key Risk Concepts and their Relationship
Risk Management Process Tasks
Risk Response Strategies

Regulations and Laws used in RMF

Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS)
Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)
Department of Defense (DoD)
Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)
Policy on Information Assurance Risk Management for National Security Systems (CNSSP)
Security Categorization and Control Section for National Security Systems (CNSSI 1253)
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Publications
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) and Special Publications
Standards for Security Categorization of Federal Information and Information Systems: FIPS 199
Minimum Security Requirement for Federal Information and Information Systems: FIPS 200
NIST Special Publication 800-18 (Security Planning)
NIST Special Publication 800-30 (Risk Assessment)
NIST Special Publication 800-37 (System Risk Management Framework)
NIST Special Publication 800-3(Enterprise-Wide Risk Management)
NIST Special Publication 800-53 (Recommended Security Controls)
NIST Special Publication 800-53A (Security Control Assessment)
NIST Special Publication 800-5(National Security Systems)
NIST Special Publication 800-60 (Security Category Mapping)
DoDI 8510.01
DoDI 8500.01
CNSSI 1253
CNNS 4009

The Joint Task Force Transformation Initiative

Federal Information Systems
Military and Defense Systems
National Security Systems (NSS)
Director of Central Intelligence Directive (DCID)
Intelligence Community Directive (ICD)

System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Traditional System Development Life Cycle
Initiation of SDLC
Development and Acquisition of SDLC
Implementation and Assessment of SDLC
Operation and Maintenance of SDLC
SDLC Disposal
Agile System Development

Important Steps to RMF Implementation

Phase 1: Categorizing the Information System
Phase 2: Security Controls Selection
Phase 3: Implementing the Security Controls
Phase 4: Assessing the Security Controls
Phase 5: Authorizing Information System
Phase 6: Monitoring Security Controls

RMF Phase 1: Categorizing the Information System

Security Categorization
Information System (IS) Description
Descriptive Name of the System and Unique Identifier
Loudspeaker System Acronym
Information System Owner
Authorizing Official (AO)
Security POC and Designated Contact Information
Information System Environment
Loudspeaker Version Number
Integration of the System into Enterprise Architecture
Acquisition Life Cycle Phase
Information Types Stored, Processed or Transmitted by IS
Security Authorization/Risk Boundary
Applicable Laws, Guidance, Directives or Regulations Impacting the System
Executive Orders (EO)
Federal Laws
NIST Special Publications
Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS)
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars and Government Accounting Office (GAO)
DHHS and CDC Institutional Rules
Hardware and Firmware Devices Included in Information System
System Software and Applications Resident in Information System
Subsystems ( Static and Dynamic) Associated with the Information Systems
Cross Domain Devices and Requirements
Network Connection Rules for Communications
Interconnected Information Systems and Identifiers
Encryption Techniques Used for Information Processing, Transmitting and Storage
Load Speaker Cross Domain Solutions
Loudspeaker Network Rules
Loudspeaker Encryption Rules
Loudspeaker Key Management
Information System Users
Ownership/Operation of the Information System
Security Authorization
Incident Response Pont of Contact
Common Control Providers
Information System Registration

RMF Phase 2: Selecting Security controls

Dissecting Security Controls
Control Enhancement Section
Reference Selection
Priority and Baseline Application Selection
Common Control Identification
Security Control Selection
Developing a Monitoring Strategy
Reviewing and Approving the Systems Security Plan (SSP)

RMF Phase 3: Implementing Security Control

Security Control Implementation
Content Automation Protocol (CAP)
Approved Configuration, Tests and Checklists (NIST 800-70)

RMF Phase 4: Assessing Security Control

Security Control Assessment Plan
Security Assessment Report
Remediation Action
Assessment and Testing Methods
Assess Security Control
Vulnerability Tools and Techniques

RMF Phase 5: Authorizing the Information System

Developing Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M)
Type of Weakness
Organizations in Charge of Resolving Weaknesses
Source of Funding
Source of Weakness
Authority to Operate (ATO)
Assembly of the Authorization Package
Platform Information Technology Authorization
Determining the Risks
Accepting Risks

RMF Phase 6: Monitoring Security Control

Monitoring Information Systems and Environment
Ongoing Security control Assessment
Ongoing Remediation Actions
Ongoing Risk Determination and Acceptance
Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM)
Ongoing Risk Determination and Acceptance
System Removal and Decommissioning
Cloud Computing

RMF Artifacts

Security Plans
Security Assessment Plan
Cybersecurity Strategy
Program Protection Plan
Security Assessment Report
RMF Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M)
Security Authorization Package
Authorization Decision

RMF Expansion

Transition to the RMF
Implementation of the RMF to the Intelligence Community (IC)
Implementation of the RMF in Department of Defense (DoD)
Implementation of RMF in the Private Sector
Future Updates to RMF
RMF and other Control Sets
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Payment Card Industry (PCI)
SP 800-53 Security Control for HIPAA Security Rule
CNSSI 1253 Baseline Categorization
NIST SP 800-53A Assessment Method

Hands On, Workshops, and Group Activities

Group Activities

Sample Workshops and Labs for Risk Management Framework (RMF) Implementation Training

Categorizing the Information system Based on the Information Type using NIST SP 800-60
Determining the Security Category for Confidentiality, Availability, and Integrity of the System
Identifying Controls Case, Second Phase of RMF Case Study Using NIST SP 800-53
RMF Phase 3 Case Study, Resolving the Control Planning Issues
Developing Test Procedures and Plans for Assessing Security Controls and Security Assessment Reports (SAR) using NIST SP 800-53A
Developing Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M)
RMF Monitoring Phase; Assessing the Controls based on Schedule

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