• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

The NIST Cybersecurity Framework (NCSF) 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. This program is positioned to IT and Cybersecurity professionals looking to become certified on how to operationalize the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (NCSF) across an enterprise and its supply chain.

This course looks at cybersecurity risks and instructs students on the best approach to design and build a comprehensive technology focused cybersecurity program and business-focused cyber-risk management program that will minimize risks, and at the same time, protect critical assets.

The class will include lectures, informative supplemental reference materials, quizzes, exercises, and tests. Outcomes and benefits from this class is a practical approach that students can use to build and maintain comprehensive cybersecurity and cyber-risk management programs.

The optional certification exam is through ACQUIROS. Student must pass a 180 minute, 100 question closed book multiple choice, examination with a passing score of 70% in order to receive this certification.

Learning Objectives

The NIST CSF Practitioner training course teaches individuals how to design, build, test, manage and improve a NIST Cybersecurity Framework cybersecurity program.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

Feedback

If you would like to provide feedback for this course, please e-mail the NICCS SO at NICCS@hq.dhs.gov.