Practitioner—NIST Cybersecurity Professional Certificate

This course enables executives to answer the critical question – Are we secure?
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Prerequisite: Participants must complete the NIST Cybersecurity Professional Foundation Course and corresponding certification exam as a pre-requisite for taking the NIST Cybersecurity Professional Practitioner course.

The NCSP® Practitioner Certificate course is designed to teach a FastTrack approach to engineering, implementing, operationalizing, and continually improving a cybersecurity risk management program based on the NIST Cybersecurity Framework.

This APMG accredited self-paced mentored video training course teaches students how to apply a best practice approach to designing an enterprise risk management cybersecurity program. The class includes lectures, informative supplemental reference materials, quizzes, exercises, and formal examination.

Outcomes

You will learn a practical approach to build and maintain comprehensive cybersecurity and cyber-risk management programs.

Key Knowledge Areas

  1. Assess and understand current cybersecurity state
  2. Design a cybersecurity program using NIST-CSF informative reference controls and management systems to realize its future cybersecurity state
  3. Implement & Operationalize a Digital Value Management System (DVMS™) program to automate, sustain and continually improve its future cybersecurity state.

Audience

This certification is especially useful to those who are IT and Business and Cyber Security professionals who will play an active or passive role in engineering, operationalizing and continually improving an organizations NIST-CSF program

Those looking for a baseline knowledge of the NIST-CSF and who are considering a career in cybersecurity are encouraged to enroll.

Course Format: Online, Self-Directed
Schedule:
This class is currently undergoing an update and will be available for registration on December 1. Contact us for more information.
Tuition: $1395
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This course is accredited through APMG International.

Time

Anticipate 12+ 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.

APMG is the accrediting body for the NIST Certifying Exam. 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.

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.

 

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Accredited through APMG International

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.

  • Instructor lectures on professionally produced videos
  • Online printable courseware
  • Online printable checkpoint booklets
  • Online Module level Testing
  • Online Expert Mentoring
  • Online Sample Exams to prep for the certification exam