Security Control Assessment Training

$2,499.00 per student

Includes: Training, Textbook, and Practice Questions

This is a short-course which provides both hands-on and theorectical approach to performing security control assessment function. The training provides in-depth understanding of the federal Risk Management Framework (RMF) and the assessment of security controls based on NIST 800 series. The course covers the security assessment and authorization (SA&A) process and focuses on the primary and supporting functions of a security control assessor. 


In this course, you will learn how to perform assess security controls, how to review authorization document, and how to review technical results from continuous monitoring tools. The course covers the seven phases of RMF, per NIST SP 800-37 Revision II publication, which are:

  • Preparation & Planning
  • Categorization
  • Selection
  • Implementation
  • Assessment
  • Authorization
  • Monitoring

Why take the Security Control Assessment Training?

Possessing the technical competence to assess security control is highly desirable within federal government and commercial sector. Every entity that must complies with FISMA requirement must implement and apply the RMF processes as fitting as possible to their environment. Assessors are needed to function environments in which they can identify flaws within technologies, process, or the organization. Their function is very crucial in aiding senior management make sound decisions and assertions about their IT operating environment. Taking this training will expose you to the bits of the tasks Assessors perform. The training will not make you an expert in eight weeks but it will allow you understand and segway easily into the role of an Assessor, if that is your plan. Moreover, there are other functions that leverages the understanding of RMF such as the role of an ISSO. So, by taking this training, you are equipping yourself with the tools to work in a lattitude of industries where your work great influences the security management decisions that are made.

Upcoming Training Schedule


Begin Date


End Date Location Days Start Time End Time Duration Hours Learning Mode


March 13, 2021


May 15, 2021 Online Saturdays 4pm EST 8:00pm EST 10 Weeks 40

Online & Live


July 10, 2021


September 11, 2021 Online Saturdays 4pm EST 8:00pm EST 10 Weeks 40 Online & Live 

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