NIST-CSF Foundation

Description: Description: This APMG and NCSC/GCHQ accredited one day training program is targeted at IT and Cybersecurity professionals looking to become certified on how to operationalize the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (NCSP) across an enterprise and its supply chain. The NCSP Foundation training course outlines current cybersecurity challenges and explains how organizations who implement a NCSP program can mitigate these challenges.

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 8 PDU’s and 8 CEU’s.

Learning Outcomes:

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: 1 Day / 8 Hours



  • 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
  • Sample Exam Preparation & Final Exam
Exam Format:
  • 40 questions
  • 60-minute exam
  • Pass Mark – 60% (24 marks)
  • Closed book; Paper based and online exams available