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With IIL’s Cybersecurity Courses, you will discover a curriculum designed to empower you in the rapidly evolving field of digital security. Our courses cover introductory digital business risk and cybersecurity awareness training, as well as a full range of cybersecurity certification training at the foundation and practitioner levels. Our Cybersecurity Courses will enable your entire organization to understand the basics of digital transformation, cybersecurity risks, and the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, the industry’s leading guidance for helping organizations better manage and reduce cybersecurity risks. This is your stepping stone to becoming a competent cybersecurity professional, ready to confront the digital challenges of today and tomorrow.
The NIST Cyber Security Professional (NCSP®) training program is accredited through APMG International, certified in the UK by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and listed as qualified cyber training by Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (DHS CISA) in the USA.
Most Popular Cybersecurity Courses
NCSP® Digital Business Risk Awareness Training
NCSP® Foundation Certification Training
This course introduces candidates to an Affordable, Pragmatic, and Scalable Digital Value Management System (DVMS) Create, Protect, and Deliver (CPD) model designed to enable any size organization to quickly adopt and adapt the frameworks and models (NIST-CSF, NIST Privacy Framework, CMMC, etc.) that may be required to address internal, external (regulatory) and cyber threat landscape changes.
NCSP® 800-53 Practitioner Certification Training
The course teaches candidates how to build a Digital Value Management System (DVMS) CPD overlay model capable of enabling the quick adoption and adaption of new frameworks and models (NIST-CSF, NIST Privacy Framework, CMMC, etc.) that may be required to address internal, external (regulatory), and cyber threat landscape changes.
NCSP® ISO 27001 Specialist
This course looks at the impact of adapting a principled approach to an enterprise risk management framework to better support cybersecurity decisions within the context of the selected informative reference. It guides participants on the best approach to adapt, implement, and operate (AIO) a comprehensive cybersecurity program that integrates into existing organizational capabilities and incorporates the selected Informative Reference.
NCSP® 800-171 Specialist
This course presents the approach to adapt, implement, operate, and improve the organizational cybersecurity posture that builds on the application of the FastTrack™ concept presented in the NCSP Practitioner course.
The NIST Cybersecurity Professional (NCSP®) program is the industry’s first accredited certification training program that teaches organizations how to build a Digital Value Management Overlay System capable of leveraging the NIST Cybersecurity Framework to deliver the secure, digital business outcomes expected by executives, government regulators, and legal advisors.
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Frequently Asked Questions
NIST is the National Institute of Standards and Technology, a technical agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Learn more about NIST here.
The NIST Cybersecurity Professional (NCSP) is a federally recognized cybersecurity certification standard provided by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
The NCSP certification benefits IT (Information Technology) professionals, cybersecurity professionals, executives, and organizations seeking to enhance their cybersecurity risk management. The NCSP certification is effective for:
- Executives seeking to further understand digital business, digital business risk, and how the NIST Cybersecurity Framework can help manage those risks and ensure improved governance
- Organizations of all sizes seeking to begin changing the cybersecurity culture within an organization enabling employees to understand why and how digital business and associated cybersecurity risk materializes and what can be done about it
- Individual students seeking to enter the NCSP® training program
IIL offers five courses in the NCSP, at different skill levels.
- NCSP® Digital Business Risk Awareness Training
Certification level courses:
- NCSP® Foundation Certification Training
- NCSP® 800-53 Practitioner Certification Training
- NCSP® ISO 27001 Specialist
- NCSP® 800-171 Specialist