ISACA Introduces New IT Risk Fundamentals Certificate

Professionals building a career in risk can take the exam from anywhere with remote proctoring.

Risk is inherent to the enterprise landscape, but a skilled practitioner can help identify, prepare for and mitigate risk, including risk related to information and technology (I&T). ISACA is new remote-proctored IT Risk Fundamentals Certificate helps professionals gain the requisite knowledge to be able to better communicate with enterprise risk or IT risk professionals, or to begin their own risk career journey.

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ISACA introduces new IT Risk Fundamentals Certificate

Covering six risk topic areas—introduction to risk, risk governance and management, risk identification, risk assessment and analysis, risk response, and risk monitoring, reporting and communications—the IT Risk Fundamentals Certificate provides professionals with a strong foundation in both business risk and I&T risk to advance in their role or to lay the groundwork for future achievement of the Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification.

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The closed-book, remotely-proctored IT Risk Fundamentals Certificate exam can be taken from anywhere, and consists of 75 multiple-choice questions related to topics including:

  • Risk terminology and types of risk
  • Risk-related business functions
  • Risk management process
  • Governance and management of risk
  • Identifying risk
  • Assessing and analyzing risk
  • Responding to risk
  • Monitoring, reporting, and communicating risk

“Risk has wide-ranging impacts across the enterprise, and even those not tasked with managing risk are finding they need an understanding of risk principles that informs important business decisions,” says Nader Qaimari, ISACA Chief Product Officer. “Building foundational knowledge in risk through credentialing can be an effective way to not only add value in an existing role, but also to take that first step in starting a risk career.”

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