Introduction to the Risk Management Framework (RMF)

This course introduces the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Cybersecurity policies for the Department of Defense (DoD). The course will address the current state of Cybersecurity within DoD and the appropriate transition timelines. In addition, it identifies the six steps of the RMF and highlights the key factors to each step.

NOTE 1: If you are completing this course as a prerequisite for a CDSE instructor-led course or as part of a specific CDSE training curriculum, you must take the final exam in STEPP to receive credit for completion. The passing grade is (75%) for the examination. You may register for the exam via STEPP.

NOTE 2: A certificate is provided after this course is completed; however, there is no record maintained by CDSE. Students must print or save a local copy of the certificate as proof of course completion.

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