NCSP  800-171 Specialist

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Learning Objectives

This NCSP 800-171 Specialist Certificate course guides students on the best approach to adapt, implement, and operate (AIO) a cybersecurity program that integrates into existing organizational capabilities incorporating NIST 800-171.

Pre-requisites

NCSP® Practitioner level status via individual NCSP® Foundation Certificate and NCSP® Practitioner Certificate study or the combined NCSP® Boot Camp Certificate. 

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. 

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. Study 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. 

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.
 

NCSP® Pathway

Students who complete and successfully pass the associated NCSP® 800-171 Specialist Certificate exam progress onto further NCSP® Specialist study:

 

  • NCSP® 800-53 Specialist Certificate

  • NCSP® ISO 27001 Specialist Certificate

Target Audience

NCSP® Practitioners seeking to specialise in the design, adaption, operation and continuous improvement of a cyber security risk management system using NIST 800-171 as the informative reference.

Delivery Options

Self-paced, eLearning

 

  • 3-hour online self-study extension course if NCSP Specialist level certification is held ie. NCSP® 800-53 Specialist or NCSP® ISO 27001 Specialist.


Instructor led

  • 5-day virtual or in person instructor led course.

  • 2-day virtual or in person instructor led extension course.