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Certified Data Centre Risk Professional (CDRP)

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Duration

2 Days

12 CPD hours

About this course

There is no specific prerequisite for the CDRP© course. However, participants who have at least three years' experience in a data centre and/or IT infrastructures will be best suited.

Overview

After completion of the course, the participant will be able to:
1. Understand the different standards and methodologies for risk management and assessment
2. Establish the required project team for risk management
3. Perform the risk assessment, identifying current threats, vulnerabilities and the potential impact based on customised threat catalogues
4. Report on the current risk level of the data centre both quantitative and qualitative
5. Anticipate and minimise potential financial impacts
6. Understand the options for handling risk
7. Continuously monitor and review the status of risk present in the data centre
8. Reduce the frequency and magnitude of incidents
9. Detect and respond to events when they occur
10. Meet regulatory and compliance requirements
11. Support certification processes such as ISO/IEC 27001
12. Support overall corporate and IT governance

Introduction to Risk Management
  • Risk management concepts
  • Senior management and risk
  • Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)
  • Benefits of risk management
Data Centre Risk and Impact
  • Risk in facility, power, cooling, fire suppression, infrastructure and IT services
  • Impact of data centre downtime
  • Main causes of downtime
  • Cost factors in downtime
Standards, Guidelines and Methodologies
  • ISO/IEC 27001:2013, ISO/IEC 27005:2011, ISO/IEC 27002:2013
  • NIST SP 800-30
  • ISO/IEC 31000:2009
  • SS507:2008
  • ANSI/TIA-942
  • Other methodologies (CRAMM, EBIOS, OCTAVE, etc.)
Risk Management Definitions
  • Asset
  • Availability/Confidentiality/Integrity
  • Control
  • Information processing facility
  • Information security
  • Policy
  • Risk
  • Risk analysis/Risk assessment/Risk evaluation/
  • Risk treatment
  • Threat/Vulnerability
  • Types of risk
Risk Assessment Software
  • The need for software
  • Automation
  • Considerations
Risk Management Process
  • The risk management process
  • Establishing the context
  • Identification
  • Analysis
  • Evaluation
  • Treatment
  • Communication and consultation
  • Monitoring and review
Project Approach
  • Project management principles
  • Project management methods
  • Scope
  • Time
  • Cost
  • Cost estimate methods
Context Establishment
  • General considerations
  • Risk evaluation, impact and acceptance criteria
  • Severity rating of impact
  • Occurrence rating of probability
  • Scope and boundaries
  • Scope constraints
  • Roles & responsibilities
  • Training, awareness and competence
Risk Assessment - Identification
  • The risk assessment process
  • Identification of assets
  • Identification of threats
  • Identification of existing controls
  • Identification of vulnerabilities
  • Identification of consequences
  • Hands-on exercise: Identification of assets, threats, existing controls, vulnerabilities and consequences
Risk Assessment - Analysis and Evaluation
  • Risk estimation
  • Risk estimation methodologies
  • Assessment of consequences
  • Assessment of incident likelihood
  • Level of risk estimation
  • Risk evaluation
  • Hands-on exercise: Assessment of consequences,
  • probability and estimating level of risk
Risk Treatment
  • The risk treatment process steps
  • Risk Treatment Plan (RTP)
  • Risk modification
  • Risk retention
  • Risk avoidance
  • Risk sharing
  • Constraints in risk modification
  • Control categories
  • Control examples
  • Cost-benefit analysis
  • Control implementation
  • Residual risk
Communication
  • Effective communication of risk management activities
  • Benefits and concerns of communication
Risk Monitoring and Review
  • Ongoing monitoring and review
  • Criteria for review
Risk scenarios
  • Risk assessment approach
  • Data centre site selection
  • Data centre facility
  • Cloud computing
  • UPS scenarios
  • Force majeure
  • Organisational shortcomings
  • Human failure
  • Technical failure
  • Deliberate acts
Exam: Certified Data Centre Risk Professional
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans Certified Data Centre Risk Professional (CDRP) training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

While we feel this is the best course for the Certified Data Centre Risk Professional (CDRP) course and one of our Top 10 we encourage you to read the course outline to make sure it is the right content for you.

Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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