NCSP® Education and Training
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 US, the NIST Cyber Security Professional (NCSP®) training programme teaches individuals and organisations how to engineer, operationalise and continually improve a NIST Cyber Security Framework (NIST-CSF) Programme.
The NCSP® Foundation Certificate course is designed to teach IT, Business and Cybersecurity professionals the fundamentals of Digital Transformation, Cybersecurity Risk Management and the NIST Cyber Security Framework. The course outlines current cybersecurity challenges and explains how organisations who operationalise a NIST Cybersecurity program across an enterprise and its supply chain can mitigate these challenges.
The NCSP® Practitioner Certificate course is designed to teach IT, Engineering, Operations and Business Risk professionals how to design, implement, operate and continually improve a NIST Cyber Security Framework program that will enable enterprises to identify protect, detect, respond and recover from cyber-attacks.
Combining the Foundation and Practitioner courses into a single study period and benefitting from a single combined exam, this 16-hour self-paced, eLearning NCSP® Boot Camp Certificate is targeted at individuals or teams who will play an active or passive role in engineering, operationalising and continually improving an organisations NIST Cyber Security Framework program.
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 US, the NCSP® training programme teaches individuals and organisations how to engineer, operationalise and continually improve a NIST Cyber Security Framework Programme.
The NCSP® 800-171 Specialist looks at the impact of adapting a principled approach to enterprise risk management framework to better support cybersecurity decisions within the context of the NIST 800-171 informative reference and CMMC Program.
It guides students on the best approach to adapt, implement, and operate (AIO) a comprehensive cybersecurity program that integrates into existing organizational capabilities incorporating NIST 800-171.
The class includes lectures, informative supplemental reference materials, workshops, and a formal examination – workshops are a critical aspect of the course and develop examinable material. Outcomes and benefits from this class provide a practical approach that students can use to build and maintain a cybersecurity and cyber-risk management programs to support the NIST 800-171 informative reference and CMMC Program capability.
The course introduces the integration of typical enterprise capabilities with cybersecurity from the perspective of the NIST 800-171 informative reference. The overall approach places these activities into systems thinking context by introducing the Service Value Management System composed of three aspects, governance, assurance, and the Z-X Model. With this in place, the course presents the approach to adapt, implement, operate & improve the organizational cybersecurity posture that builds on the application of the FastTrack™ presented in the NCSP® Practitioner course.
Enabling NIST 800-171 Capability and CMMC Compliance
The CyberStrong Platform ™
Why Organizations Choose The CyberStrong Platform
Automate Assessments by 90% and Achieve Continuous Compliance
CyberStrong’s Compliance Management capabilities help you eliminate unnecessary manual effort, continuously improve your compliance posture and easily stay ahead of the accelerating pace of regulatory change. Experience rapid implementation and immediate ROI while building a future-proofed cybersecurity program that offers a language for cybersecurity that anyone can understand. The result? A more efficient process, increased productivity and a shared plan of action for a stronger, more scalable cyber program.
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Any framework or standard (NIST, DFARS, ISO27001/2, CIS, PCI, CCPA, GDPR, etc.)
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The CyberStrong platform helps security leaders standardize a risk-aware culture and cyber best practices, policies, procedures, reporting, and business impact analyses across the enterprise, including Vendor Risk Management and IT Risk Management areas. With the united goal of building a strong foundation for business growth, knowing the asset landscape and what risk areas to prioritize is critical. CyberStrong empowers supply chain managers and C-level executives stay organized and aware of existing and potential threats that come with business growth and digital transformation.
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CyberStrong empowers CISOs in the Boardroom with assurance capabilities for executives, auditors and more. Designed for collaboration between assessors, auditors, IT teams, CISOs and non-technical leaders, CyberStrong's Audit Management capabilities let compliance and risk teams track progress against a shared plan of action and help internal and external stakeholders measure, manage, and view documented compliance and risk status and evidence. Audit-ready reports, real-only capabilities, assessment dashboards, and enterprise-wide rollups enable key decision makers to quickly and credibly assess the organization’s posture and give actionable advice to mitigate risk.
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Digitally Transform Risk and Compliance Internally and Externally
The CyberStrong Platform empowers teams to automate the manual aspects of Digital Risk Management and Vendor Risk Management data gathering, visualization and reporting while providing an expansive view of cybersecurity risk across the organization. Easily manage compliance and risk across all physical, digital or third party assets with custom questionnaires. CyberStrong suggests steps to close gaps based on a patented, real-time threat feed that keeps both your team and your vendors on high alert.
Powerful risk quantification and analytics
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Custom vendor questionnaires supported
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