NIST-CSF Bootcamp

Description: This APMG and NCSC/GCHQ accredited five-day training program is targeted at IT and Cybersecurity professionals looking to become certified on how to operationalize the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (NCSF) across an enterprise and its supply chain. The NCSP Practitioner program teaches the knowledge to prepare for the NSCF Practitioner exam plus
the skills and abilities to design, build, test, manage and improve a cybersecurity program based on the NCSF.

The course is based on the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, version 1.1 and qualifies for PMI, CompTIA and ISACA Professional Development Credits, Students who complete this class can earn 40 PDU’s and 40 CEU’s.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understanding cybersecurity risks and the best approach to design and build a comprehensive technology focused cybersecurity program
  • About building a business focused cyber-risk management program that will minimize risks, and at the same time, protect critical assets
Who Should Attend?
  • IT, Cybersecurity and Digital Transformation Design & Implementation Engineers
  • IT, Cybersecurity and Digital Transformation Technical Operations & Business Analysts
  • IT, Cybersecurity and Digital Transformation Specialists including Pen Testers, Ethical Hackers, Software & Application Developers, Auditors, and Investigators

Prerequisites: None

Duration: 5 Days / 40 Hours

DAY 1

Syllabus Area Title

  • Chapter 1 - Introduction
  • Chapter 2 - Digital Transformation
  • Chapter 3 - Understanding Cyber Risk
  • Chapter 4 - NIST Cybersecurity Framework Fundamentals
  • Chapter 5 - Core Functions, Categories & Subcategories
  • Chapter 6 - Implementation Tiers & Profiles
  • Chapter 7 - Cyber Security Improvement

DAY 2

  • Chapter 1 - Practitioner Course Overview
  • Chapter 2 - Digital Transformation
  • Chapter 3 - Threat Landscape

DAY 3

  • Chapter 4 - The Controls
  • Chapter 5 - Adopt & Adapt

DAY 4

  • Chapter 6 - Optimal Way of Working
  • Chapter 7 - FastTrack

DAY 5

  • Chapter 8 - CIIS as a Practice
  • Sample Exam Preparation & Final Exam

Exam Format:

  • 90 questions
  • 150-minute exam
  • Pass Mark – 60% (54 marks)
  • Closed book; Paper based and online exams available