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Official (ISC)2® Guide to the CAP® CBK®, Second Edition, 2nd Edition by Patrick D. Howard

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Chapter 5

Assessment of Security Controls

The security control assessment follows the approved plan, including defined procedures, to determine the effectiveness of the controls in meeting security requirements of the information system. The results are documented in the security assessment report.
Certified Authorization Professional (CAP®) Candidate Information Bulletin, November 2010

Topics

  • Scope of Testing
  • Level of Effort
  • Assessor Independence
  • Developing the Test Plan
  • The Role of the Host
  • Test Execution
  • Documenting Test Results
  • NIST Guidance on Assessment of Security Control Effectiveness

Objectives

As a Certified Authorization Professional (CAP®), you are expected to

  • Prepare for security control assessment
  • Establish security control ...

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