Implement security risk treatments

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver PSPSEC006, 'Implement security risk treatments'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Confirm risk decisions

1.1 Confirm management decisions determining acceptable and unacceptable levels of risks.

1.2 Note and monitor low level risks accepted by the organisation, to detect changed circumstances.

1.3 Refer unacceptable high-level risks for development of formal management plans.

1.4 Note for treatment all major or significant risks determined as unacceptable.

2. Identify risk treatments

2.1 Ensure treatments are consistent with the security plan, are cost effective and address levels and types of risk and the importance of the function or resource at risk.

2.2 Select treatments to reduce the likelihood and/or consequences of the risk.

2.3 Include continuity plans in treatments where appropriate.

2.4 Document treatments and submit for approval.

3. Implement countermeasures

3.1 Develop and implement a treatment plan.

3.2 Apply countermeasures in accordance with the implementation strategy detailed in the security plan.

3.3 Implement countermeasures in accordance with timeframe, budgetary requirements and legal requirements.

4. Monitor and review security risk management process

4.1 Implement strategies to monitor risk environment.

4.2 Evaluate risk treatments against the objectives of the security plan.

4.3 Obtain feedback from stakeholders on the adequacy and need for current security measures affecting their work/area.

4.4 Convey recommendations for re-examination of security risk or improved risk treatments to the appropriate personnel.