Practitioner—NIST Cybersecurity Professional 800-53 Certificate

This course enables executives to answer the critical question – Are we secure?
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Following on from the learning secured during the NCSP® Foundation Certificate course, the NCSP® 800-53 Practitioner Certificate course outlines current cybersecurity challenges and explains how organizations 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.

Topics of Study

  • The Threat Landscape

  • The Cyber Resilient Organization

  • "Understanding" Organizational Capability

  • "Enabling" Organizational Capability​

  • "Improving" Organizational Capability using NIST 800-53

  • "Assuring" Organizational Capability using NIST 800-53

  • A Scalable Solution

Learning Objectives

This course 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, using the NIST 800-53 Standard as an informative reference

  • Understand and describe how to create, protect, and deliver digital business value


For IT, Business and Cyber Security professionals who will play an active or passive role in engineering, operationalizing and continually improving an organizations NIST-CSF programme and those looking for a baseline knowledge of the NIST-CSF who are considering a career in cybersecurity.


Accredited through APMG International, certified in the United Kingdom 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 U.S.


Course Format: Online, Self-Directed
Begin the Sunday following successful enrollment.
Tuition: $2995
CEUs: 1.2
Registration Opens:


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This course is accredited through APMG International.


Anticipate 16+ total hours working through the program over the course of five weeks.

Getting Started

Begin your class on the Sunday following paid registration.

Patrick von Schlag

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Patrick von Schlag

Patrick von Schlag has worked in Information Technology business sectors for 30 years. He is President of Deep Creek Center, a leading best practice consulting and training organization. Mr. von Schlag is the global master instructor and delivery lead for the NCSP (NIST Cybersecurity Professional) program, as well as a sought-after consultant assisting organizations in adopting Agile disciplines in support of their digital transformation strategies.

Upon successful completion of the NIST Cybersecurity Professional Certificate, a voucher will be issued with a link to the online Certifying Exam. There is no additional cost to take the certifying exam, it is included in your course tuition.

  • NCSP® 800-53 Practitioner Certificate digital courseware

  • UK NCSC Certified, APMG International Accredited, USA DHS CISA Listed Qualified Cyber Training

  • Exam fees included

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

  • Certificate of Attendance

  • NCSP® 800-53 Practitioner Certificate Digital Badge on successful completion of exam

  • Access to the NIST Cyber Security Professional (NCSP®) LinkedIn community

  • Access to the Digital Value Management System Institute (DMVSi) LinkedIn community