Overview

This 2-hour NIST Cyber Security Professional Awareness Certificate self-paced video training course introduces students to the fundamentals associated with Digital Transformation, Cybersecurity Risk Management and the NIST Cybersecurity Framework.

On completion of the course, students are issued with a Certificate of Completion.

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Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites.

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Objectives

This easy paced 2-hour eLearning NIST Cyber Security Professional Awareness Certificate course introduces students to the fundamentals associated with Digital Transformation, Cybersecurity Risk Management and the NIST Cyber Security Framework

On completion of the course who will be introduced to the following topics;

Digital Transformation & Becoming Digital

  • Basics of Digital Transformation
  • Cybersecurity & Digital Transformation
  • Digital Transformation & NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF)

Cyber Risks

  • Cyber Risk Equation
  • Cyber Risk Components
  • Basics of Cyber Risk Assessment

NIST Cybersecurity Framework Fundamentals

  • NIST-CSF Overview
  • Framework Core, Tiers & Profiles
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Outline

Digital Transformation: Becoming Digital

Module 1: Basics of Digital Transformation

  • What is Digital Transformation?
  • Transformation – Industrial to Digital Era
  • Digital Transformation & Critical Infrastructure
  • Digital Transformation: Attributes of the Digital Enterprise

Module 2: Becoming Digital

  • Digital Transformation from the Corner Office
  • Becoming “Digital”
  • Optimized Rate of Change
  • Outside-in, Putting Customers First
  • Transforming the Enterprise

Module 3: Cybersecurity & Digital Transformation

  • Role of Cybersecurity in Digital Transformation
  • Cybersecurity & Critical Infrastructure
  • Digital Transformation: Basic Principles (THRIVE)
  • Digital Transformation Impacts Many Areas
  • Cybersecurity: Key DX Challenges

Module 4: DX & the Framework

  • Digital Transformation & NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF)
  • Basic Review of Cybersecurity Practices
  • Establish or Improve Cybersecurity Program
  • Communicate CS Requirements with Stakeholders
  • Buying Decisions
  • Identify Opportunities for New or Revised Informative References
  • Methodology to Protect Privacy & Civil Liberties

Summary: Digital Transformation

  • Knowledge Check – Things you should know
  • Checkpoint

Understanding Cyber Risks

Module 5: Cyber Risk Equation

  • The Problem
  • Profile of an Attack
  • Phases of the Kill Chain
  • MITRE Attack Framework
  • MITRE Enterprise ATT&CK Framework
  • The Cyber Risk Equation
  • Evaluating the Results – What does it all mean?

Module 6: Cyber Risk Components

  • Cyber Risk Components: Threats
  • Cyber Risk Components: Business & Technical Vulnerabilities
  • Cyber Risk Components: Assets & Information
  • Cyber Risk Components: Controls
  • Cyber Risk: Fighting Back

Module 7: Basics of Cyber Risk Assessment

  • Risk Assessments
  • Risk Management Process
  • Frame the Risk
  • Assess the Risk
  • Respond to the Risk
  • Monitor the Risk
  • Key Risk Concepts
  • Risk Framing Components & Relationships
  • Organizational Risk Frame

Summary: Understanding Cyber Risks

  • Knowledge Check – Things you should know
  • Checkpoint

NIST Cybersecurity Framework Fundamentals

Module 8: NIST-CSF Overview

  • Cybersecurity Framework: Origins
  • Key Attributes of NIST-CSF
  • The Framework is for Organizations …
  • The Framework Components
  • NIST Cybersecurity Framework Components
  • NIST Cybersecurity Framework as a Guide
  • The Key Areas of Focus
  • Why Adopt the NIST CSF?
  • Benefits of Adopting NIST-CSF
  • Evolution of NIST-CSF

Module 9: Framework Core, Tiers & Profiles

  • NIST-CSF Core Functions
  • Core Function: Goals and Objectives
  • Framework Core Approach
  • NIST-CSF Tier
  • NIST-CSF Implementation Tiers
  • Key Properties of Cyber Risk Management
  • Implementation Tiers Approach
  • Implementation Tiers Example
  • NIST CSF Framework Profiles
  • Thinking about a Profile
  • Profile Information Input
  • Seven-Step Process
  • Core, Tiers, Profiles Example

Summary: NIST CSF Fundamentals

  • Knowledge Check – Things you should know
  • Checkpoint

On completion of the course students are issued with a Certificate of Completion.

Students can progress to the NIST Cyber Security Professional Foundation Certificate.

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Cyber Security learning paths

Want to boost your career in cyber security? Click on the roles below to see QA's learning pathways, specially designed to give you the skills to succeed.

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Certification = Certification
Application Security
Cloud Security
Information Security Management
Security Risk
Cyber Tech Generalist
DFIR Digital Forensics & Incident Response
Industrial Controls & OT Security
NIST Pathway
OffSec
Privacy Professional
Security Auditor
Secure Coding
Cyber Blue Team
Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration Testing
Emerging Tech Security
Reverse Engineer
Security Architect

Governance, Risk & Compliance learning paths

Want to boost your career in Governance, Risk & Compliance? View QA's learning pathway below, specially designed to give you the skills to succeed.

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Certification = Certification
Information Security Management
NIST Pathway
Security Auditor
Security Risk