Learning Path

NIST Cybersecurity Framework

    Syllabus

  • NIST Cybersecurity Framework Summary & Tips Course — 00:11:13
    • Review the NIST Cybersecurity Framework path with this summary and some tips.

  • Cybersecurity Framework Self-Assessments Course — 00:12:40
    • K0044, K0165, S0147

      This course describes the new section on Self-Assessing Cybersecurity Risk and explains how the Framework can be used by organizations to understand and assess their cybersecurity risk.

  • Risk Management Course — 00:36:17
    • This course describes the Risk Management Framework (RMF), as well as guidelines for applying the RMF to information systems and organizations.

  • NIST Cybersecurity Basics Course — 00:47:11
    • This course helps you build a baseline of cybersecurity knowledge.

  • NIST Cybersecurity Framework Project
  • The 7-Step Cybersecurity Framework Process Course — 00:08:45
    • K0044, K0264, S0147

      This course illustrates the steps an organization could use to create a new cybersecurity program or improve an existing program.

  • Cybersecurity Framework Core Functions Course — 01:01:05
    • This course describes the five Framework Core Functions and includes descriptions of categories, subcategories and informative references.

  • Cybersecurity Framework Components Course — 00:24:05
    • This course breaks down the Cybersecurity Framework components into understandable language.

  • NIST Cyber Security Framework Skill Assessment Assessment — 00:09:00

Syllabus

What you will learn

This learning path will help you to build a basic understanding of NIST cybersecurity fundamentals. You will learn about the RMF process and managing risk by identifying, assessing and responding to risk. Additionally, you will learn how to use the framework to assess an organization’s cybersecurity risk and the steps to implement or improve a cybersecurity program.

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Meet the author

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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How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

Associated NICE Work Roles

All Infosec training maps directly to the NICE Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity to guide you from beginner to expert across 52 Work Roles.

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