The Integrating Risk and Security certification credential provides validation that individuals have demonstrated their ability to understand:
- Essential security and risk concepts in relation to the TOGAF® Architecture Development Method (ADM)
- Information Security Management (ISM)
- The broader concept of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)
- The relationships with other IT security and risk standards like the ISO/IEC 27000 family, ISO 31000, and COBIT®
- The concepts of Enterprise Security Architecture (ESA), ERM, and ISM
- How security and risk management form a cross-cutting concern for the organization in general and for the Security Architect in particular.
The learning objectives for this certification credential focus on knowledge.
Level of the certification credential: Awareness - this is intended as a first introduction to the topic
Credential Value: 1 - approximately 3 hours of learning
This certification credential leads to the award of a certificate and an Open Badge
The Open Group will shortly be offering a Self-Study option for this certification credential with a built-in assessment. This is expected to be available at the end of October 2020.
Courses leading to the Integrating Risk and Security credential will also be available from The Open Group TOGAF 9 accredited training course providers. Check the register here and look for the credential badge.
If you are an existing Accredited Training Course provider and would like to offer this credential course see here.
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
Q. What is the target audience for the Integrating Risk and Security credential?
A. Individuals who require an awareness and understanding of essential security and risk concepts in relation to the TOGAF Architecture Development Method (ADM), Individuals who require an understanding of the concepts of ESA, ERM, and ISM.
Q. What is required to earn the Integrating Risk and Security credential?
A. To be eligible for the credential individuals need to complete the learning units and pass an assessment.
Q. Can I self-study for the Integrating Risk and Security credential?
A. The conformance requirements state that three hours of training are required. This can be obtained by attending an accredited training course, which includes passing the ATC provider's assessment. As an alternative The Open Group will be making available a self-study training option through an LMS with an assessment. This is expected to be available at the end of October 2020.
Q. How do I take the assessment after completing my training?
A. The assessment for Integrating Risk and Security is provided either by the ATC provider or directly from The Open Group; the format is at the ATC provider's discretion. Please contact the ATC provider of your choice for more information. Check the ATC register here. Alternatively, if taking The Open Group self-study training option, the assessment is built into the self-study materials.
Q. Can I obtain practice questions?
A. The practice questions for Integrating Risk and Security are provided by the ATC provider; the format is at the ATC provider's discretion. Please contact the ATC provider of your choice for more information. Check the ATC register here.
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers about the Assessment for Candidates
Q. What is the format of the Assessment?
A. For assessments provided by the ATC provider; the format is at the ATC provider's discretion. Please contact the ATC provider of your choice for more information. Check the ATC register here. For The Open Group assessment, this is part of the self-study training materials and takes the form of quiz questions.
Q. My trainer has asked me for my Candidate ID. How do I find that?
A. Login to your profile page at www2.opengroup.org and the candidate ID is displayed under "Individual ID"
Q. Can I buy a voucher to take the online assessment?
A. No, taking the assessment is only included as part of an Accredited Training Course, or as part of The Open Group self-study training option.
Q.How do I receive my Integrating Risk and Security badge?
A. Your trainer will share your candidate information with The Open Group after you have successfuly attend the mandatory course and passed the assessment; an invitation to accept the Open badge will then be sent.
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers about the Assessment for Training Course Providers
Q. How do I submit successful candidates to receive their badge?
A. Accredited Training Course provider submit the list of candidates who passed the assessment using the template available in The Open Group shop.
Q. How long does it take The Open Group to notify the student for his/her credential?
A. The credential badge is issued within 6 working days (badges are issued once per week) after receiving the succesful canidate information.