Course description

Learn how to mitigate risk and protect ownership of vulnerable digital data by understanding best practices for data-gathering, classification, storage, retention and protection.

Learner outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Apply the controls used to manage the identity lifecycle; 
  • Describe and assess methods to authenticate users and devices (things) to access varying levels of sensitive data; 
  • Identify and be able to apply concepts to authenticate 3rd parties; 
  • Describe, select, and implement identity and access provisioning concepts; 
  • Evaluate access control attacks, and identify relevant mitigating controls; 
  • Describe the benefits, options, and provider models for Identity as a Service (IDaaS). 


Students must enrol in all three courses in the Cyber Security Fundamentals program at the same time.

Please contact CE Registration Services to register. 

Phone: 403.440.3833 or 1.877.287.8001

Email: ceregservices@mtroyal.ca



XCYS 10002 - Info Security Risk Management with a minimum grade of D
Select a section to register
Section title
Data, Asset & ID Protection
ON - Online
Jan 06, 2025 to Feb 16, 2025
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery options
Course Fee(s)
TXS2 non-credit $995.00
Reading List / Textbook
Official (ISC)² CISSP CBK Reference, 6th ed. 
Available from ISC2 https://www.isc2.org/Training/Self-Study-Resources
Section Notes

•   Before your course begins, ensure your MyMRU account is activated. Step-by-step instructions for account activation can be found here. Once you have activated your account and have your MyMRU login information, you can log into your MRU Google account using your @mtroyal.ca email address and set up Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). Help with your Google account can be found here, and help setting up MFA can be found here

•   All online course work is through York University's online Moodle platform. Course information & Moodle instructions will be available on the MRU D2L Brightspace Learning Management System (LMS) one week prior to the start date of your course.  You must be logged in to your MRU Gmail account to access D2L Brightspace. Your instructor contact info & Moodle access will be made available on/or up to 3 days before the course start date. 

•  Review our Student Information site for additional information about forms and policies, campus maps, parking information, technical support, and more.

•  For questions about this course or other information, contact cebusiness@mtroyal.ca or 403.440.6861 / 1.888.392.3655 toll-free.

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