Introduction to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework
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As an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is responsible for measurement science, standards, and technology in a way that promotes safety and collaboration for industry and government alike. NIST has a significant influence on worldwide standards and provides a framework cybersecurity professionals can use to analyze and strengthen their ability to identify, detect, and respond to cyber-attacks. In this Express Learning course, explore the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) as you learn to apply it to your organization, large and small, using a matrix that incorporates all of the popular technical standards.
This course includes the following modules: 1) Overview of NIST Cyber Security Framework 2) Pre-Assessment and Interoperability
Audience or Who Should Take This Course
Cybersecurity Management/Stakeholders/Decision Makers/Practitioners
Knowledge of cybersecurity concepts.
How This Course Works
Express Learning courses created by industry experts are designed to quickly address a hot topic or trend in cybersecurity. This course serves as a playbook and discusses the traditional red and blue teams including the people, skills, tools, and technology in each team as well as how to combine these components into a purple team. You will be asked to read through lessons, participate in learning activities, and partake in knowledge checks designed to reinforce learning.
All learning modules must be completed, including the course evaluation and a score of 70% or above earned on the final assessment, to receive your certificate of completion and earn 2 Group A CPE Credits towards your (ISC)² credentials.
Please make sure at the end of the course that you download and retain the certificate of completion as proof of credits earned. CPEs earned for this course may be eligible for continuing professional education credits for non-(ISC)² certifications. Please visit the continuing education requirements established by the credentialing organization for eligibility.