Overview

The NIST Cybersecurity Professional 800-53 Practitioner course, is an overlay course, based on the NIST Cyber Security Framework, a publication of the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Accredited through APMG International, assured in the UK by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and listed as qualified cyber training by Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (DHS CISA) in the USA, the NIST Cyber Security Professional training program teaches individuals and organizations how to engineer, operationalize and continually improve a NIST Cybersecurity Framework program.

Following on from the learning secured during the NIST Cyber Security Professional Foundation Certificate course, this 5-day, accredited instructor led, NIST Cyber Security Professional 800-53 Practitioner Certificate course outlines current cybersecurity challenges and explains how organisations who operationalize a NIST-CSF program across an enterprise and its supply chain can mitigate these challenges, using the NIST 800-53 standard as an informative reference.

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Prerequisites

NIST Cyber Security Professional Foundation Certificate is a mandatory pre-requisite for course attendance.

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Delegates will learn how to

The NIST Cyber Security Professional 800-53 training is an overlay course, it will empower candidates with the following learning outcomes:

  • Understand and describe how an organization can approach the adoption and adaptation of the NIST-CSF
  • Understand and describe how to implement cybersecurity controls using an incremental improvement approach
  • Understand and describe how to create, protect, and deliver digital business value

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Outline

This NIST Cyber Security Professional 800-53 Practitioner level course builds on knowledge secured during the NIST Cyber Security Professional Foundation Certificate study and covers the following topics:

  • Course Introduction

  • A Proactive Approach

  • Systems Thinking

  • Cybersecurity and the Digital Value Management System (DVMS)

  • Adapting The Way We Work

  • Cybersecurity Within a System

  • Digital Business Risk Management

  • The DVMS as a scalable overlay

  • Beyond the Framework

What's Included

  • 5-day accredited instructor led training

  • NIST Cyber Security Professional 800-53 Practitioner Certificate digital courseware

  • 'Practitioner Guide to Adapting the NIST Cybersecurity Framework' eBook

  • Exam fees included

  • Certificate of Attendance

  • NIST Cyber Security Professional 800-53 Practitioner Certificate Digital Badge on successful completion of exam

Exam Details

2 hour online, proctored, closed book exam with sixty-five (65) multiple-choice questions with a single correct answer from 4-choices (A, B, C, D).

Questions may appear in any of the following forms (sample, not an exhaustive list).

  • Which of the following is true, correct, most correct?
  • Which of the following statements is NOT correct?
  • Which of the following statements addresses X?
  • How would you show Y?
  • What is…?
  • What is missing from…?
  • _____ is a correct way to…?
  • How would you describe…?
  • How would you explain…?
  • What is the main idea of…?
  • Which is the best choice…?

Scoring

  • Each correct answer is worth 1 point.
  • Pass mark is 60% (39 correct out of 65).

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Special Notices

When will the DVMS courses be updated to reflect NIST CSF 2.0?

We will be releasing a no-charge 1.1. to 2.0. bridge course, plus updating the corresponding digital courseware guides.

The bridge e-learning update is coming soon now that NIST CSF 2.0 has been released.

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