ICTTF NIST Cyber Security Expert

Understand how to establish and operationalise a cyber security expert programme based on the NIST Cyber Security Framework.

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Course details

Offered in partnership with the International Cyber Threat Task Force (ICTTF), this course will help you:

  • Learn how to leverage the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cyber Security Framework to assess, implement and operationalise a cyber security programme
  • Understand frameworks and cyber strategy
  • Be able to establish a cyber risk programme
  • Learn with real-life case studies of a financial service entity
  • Walk through assessing the organisation, developing a maturity roadmap
  • Understand how to manage and communicate the status of the cyber security programme

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What will I learn?

  • Cyber threat landscape
  • Cyber risk management fundamentals
  • Understanding frameworks and cyber strategy
  • Anatomy of the cyber security framework
  • NIST CSF Function – Identify
  • NIST CSF Function – Protect
  • NIST CSF Function – Detect
  • NIST CSF Function – Respond
  • NIST CSF Function – Recover
  • Establishing a cyber risk programme

Is this course right for me?

The cyber security expert course syllabus has been specifically designed to be collaborative and bring together business leaders of various disciplines within an organisation. They are the key stakeholders in designing, implementing or supporting the cyber risk management programme of an organisation. Key cyber risk management stakeholders include:

  • C-Suite
  • Head of IT/security
  • Chief Compliance Officer (CCO)
  • Cyber security/risk/compliance teams
  • Legal
  • Procurement
  • Head of business units
  • Technology leaders/Project managers
  • Management professionals/Team leaders
  • Digital consultants

Course format

This course is delivered by the ICTTF who provide all course materials and student communications.

  • Online course with 90-day access to all training material and exams
  • Training material comprises of rich interactive media such as videos, infographics and course notes
  • Opportunities for collaborative learning and networking via discussion forums
  • Ten modules with an online exam at the end of each module. The pass score for each module is 80%, and you have to obtain an average score of 80% or higher across all modules to be successfully certified
  • You can re-sit each of the module exams three times if required during your 90-day access