ICTTF NIST Cyber Security Expert

Course level : ICA Advanced Certificates

This course, offered by the International Cyber Threat Task Force (ICTTF), has been developed to teach businesses how to establish and operationalise a cyber security expert programme based on the NIST Cyber Security Framework. This non-technical syllabus encompasses a real-life pragmatic approach to understanding the fundamental concepts of cyber risk management. No previous cyber security knowledge is assumed and the course is appropriate for all levels.

  • Learn how to leverage the 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 program
  • Learn with real-life cases 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

Please note:

As this is course is delivered by our partner ICTTF, enrolments and payments are made through their website. To enrol, visit the Course dates and prices section and follow the ‘Enrol with ICTTF link’.

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

  • C-Suite
  • Head of IT/Security
  • CCO – Chief Compliance Officer
  • Cyber Security/Risk/Compliance Teams
  • Legal
  • Procurement
  • Head of Business Units
  • Technology Leaders / Project Managers
  • Management Professionals / Team Leaders
  • Digital Consultant

The syllabus assumes a non-technical student and covers a range of topics from identification of cyber risks through to risk management options:

  • 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 Program

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

  • Online course with 90 days 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
  • 10 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

The fees are listed in Euros and are payable by credit card to ICTTF as a one-off payment. Instalment payment plans are not available for this course.

  • Standard fee: €1,169 (inclusive of VAT) (still representing a 10% discount on the ICTTF standard fee)

Please note that as this is an ICTTF course, the ICA Professional Member and Fellow course discounts do not apply.

Further discounts for group bookings are available, please get in touch at [email protected]

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Paul C Dwyer

President of the ICTTF International Cyber Threat Task Force

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