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CIS Critical Security Control 11: Data Recovery

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These security controls can be combined with frameworks, like NIST SP 800-37 (The NIST Risk Management Framework-RMF) to provide organizations with defense-in-depth best practices.

This course will help prepare students for industry certifications around the CIS Security Controls. You will see an overview of each control, map the controls to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, and gain hands-on practice in secure, scenario-based lab environments.


This course is designed for IT security professionals who want to expand their knowledge and skills in the area of development and implementation of security controls. Prerequisites include an existing knowledge of networking and knowledge of their organization’s security requirements.

Course Goals

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  • Explain the concept of security controls
  • Enumerate the eighteen (18) areas of critical security controls
  • Implement technical security controls related to these areas


  • Course Overview and Introduction to the Critical CIS Controls
    • About This Course
    • Course Overview and Instructor Introduction
    • What is the Center for Internet Security?
    • What are Controls, Functions, and Safeguards?
    • Overview of the Critical CIS Controls
  • Data Recovery
    • Why is This Control Critical?
    • Perform Automated Backups
    • Test Data Recovery
  • CIS 18 Course Review and What's Next
    • What's Next?
    • Course Review

Taught by

Corey Holzer


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