• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

The APMG/GCHQ accredited NIST Cybersecurity Professional (NCSP) Practitioner course teaches the candidate how to apply a best practice approach to designing an enterprise risk management cybersecurity program based on the NIST Cybersecurity Framework informative references and management systems.

The course also prepares the candidate to sit for the NCSP Practitioner certification exam.

The NCSP Practitioner course builds upon the NCSP Foundation course (H0DV8AAE or H0DV8S) and targets IT, cybersecurity and auditing professionals looking to learn the knowledge, skills and abilities to assess, design, implement, operationalize and continually improve the controls and management systems associated with a NIST Cybersecurity program.

This course is supplemented by a student book to enhance the learning experience.

The desired or expected outcome is an advanced understanding of the NIST-CSF in preparation to sit the NCSP Practitioner exam.

Learning Objectives


Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Risk Management
  • Strategic Planning and Policy
  • Training, Education, and Awareness