Integrating Risk and Security Credential

The purpose of the Integrating Risk and Security credential is to provide 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), and the relationships with other IT security and risk standards like the ISO/IEC 27000 family, ISO 31000, and COBIT®. They furthermore understand the concepts of Enterprise Security Architecture (ESA), ERM, and ISM, and 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 credential focus on knowledge and comprehension. This credential leads to the award of an Open Badge.

Courses leading to the Integrating Risk and Security credential will 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.

Details of the Credential Definition and the Conformance Requirements are available from The Open Group Library.

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Q. What does the Integrating Risk and Security Credential cover?
A. A summary of the credential is available in The Open Group Library.  The detailed syllabus known as the Conformance Requirements are also available for download from The Open Group Library.

Q. What is the target audience for the Integrating Risk and Security credential?
A. Individuals who require an 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, Professionals who are working in roles associated with Enterprise Security Architecture.

Q. What is required to earn the Integrating Risk and Security credential?
A. To be eligible for the credential individuals need to attend an accredited Integrating Risk and Security course to complete the training. After completion of training, they need to pass an assessment provided by the ATC provider.

Q. Can I self-study for the Integrating Risk and Security credential?
A. No, the conformance requirements state that three hours of mandatory training are required. This can only be obtained by attending an accredited training course, which includes passing the ATC provider's assessment.

Q. How do I take the assessment after completing my training?
A. The assessment for Integrating Risk and Security is 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.

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. The assessment for Integrating Risk and Security is 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.

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.

Q.What if I fail the assessment?
A. The assessment for Integrating Risk and Security is provided by the ATC provider; granting retakes is at the ATC provider's discretion. Please contact the ATC provider of your choice for more information. Check the ATC register here.

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.

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