Description: This course covers the first step of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process: Categorization of the System. Upon completion, students will understand how to determine and apply the appropriate security requirements for an information system prior to registration. This course also discusses the roles and responsibilities related to system categorization and security plan preparation.

Course Resources: N/A

Learning Objectives: This course is designed to enable students to:

  • Identify security categorization resources
  • Define security categorization
  • Identify roles and responsibilities for Step 1
  • Identify information types
  • Define impact values and their application
  • Describe confidentiality security categorization factors
  • Define system boundaries and be prepared to complete the Security Plan
  • Complete registration of the information system

Delivery Method: eLearning

Length: 40 minutes

Target Audience: Department of Defense (DoD) information system users and other U.S. Government personnel and contractors within the National Industrial Security Program

Requirements:

  • General Requirements: N/A
  • Clearance Requirements: N/A
  • Attendance Requirements: N/A
  • Exam Requirements: N/A

Prerequisites: N/A

Credits Recommended/Earned:

  • ACE Credit Recommendation: (What's this?) N/A
  • Professional Development Units per SPēD: 1.5

System Requirements: Check if your system is configured appropriately to use STEPP.

CDSE courses are intended for use by Department of Defense and other U.S. Government personnel and contractors within the National Industrial Security Program.