NIST Cybersecurity Basics

This course helps you build a baseline of cybersecurity knowledge.

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Course description

The NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) contains terminology and concepts that may be expressed in specific ways and differ from what you are used to dealing with in your normal operations. This course will help you to build a basic understanding of security fundamentals used throughout the industry, such as the CIA triad. Additionally, there are some aspects of the framework that are contained throughout all discussion of the topics in this course.

Course syllabus

Cybersecurity FundamentalsDuration: 13:52

Information Security Terms and ConceptsDuration: 10:15

Regulatory and GovernanceDuration: 15:34

CSF RoadmapDuration: 3:42

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Ross Casanova

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Mr. Casanova has extensive experience in leadership, project management, intelligence analysis and training development. As a program manager, he helped build the CSRA pipeline of new opportunities, including developing winning proposals for more than $100 million in new business. He served the intelligence community in various roles and retired from the United States Army after 20+ years of service. He has over twenty years’ experience as a technical trainer. Certifications held: CISSP, Security+ce, CEH, CCSP, NSA-IAM, GIAC, CCSK, CIRM, SMSP, Infosec Certified Instructor, (ISC)² Certified CISSP Instructor, Ultimate Knowledge Institute Certified Instructor, ITIL® Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management (ITILv3-F).

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