Holistic Information Security Practitioner

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The Holistic Information Security Practitioner certification course is an integration course that provides practical education on the integration of best practices for Information Security Management, Information Systems Auditing, and multiple Regulatory Compliance requirements as well as how to map multiple regulatory requirements to the internationally accepted framework of ISO/IEC 27002. The class introduces ISO/IEC 27002:2005, CobiT, COSO and ITIL, and then explains a methodology to map regulations such as Data Protection Act 1998 (UK), EU Directive on Privacy, Basel II, HIPAA, U.S. Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council, GLB Act, FIPS 200, Sarbanes-Oxley, FACT Act, PCI Data Security, California SB 1386, OSFI, PIPEDA, PIPA, Canadian Bill C-168 to the ISO 27002 framework.

The HISP Certification Course was originally authored by eFortresses, Inc.: an Atlanta, Georgia based risk management company, specializing in Information Security and Regulatory Compliance. The training aspect of the HISP Certification Course is delivered by eFortresses and a number of authorized training partners including BSI Management Systems, however the certification aspect is handled by the HISP Institute, an independently run organization.

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