The NIST Cyber Security Expert course (NCSE) and the Certified Cyber Risk Specialist course (CCRS) bundle are offered at a grant-aided reduced fee for eligible candidates *.
The NCSE (NIST Cyber Security Expert) certification course has been developed to teach businesses how to establish and operationalize a cyber security program based on the NIST Cyber Security Framework. This non-tech syllabus aimed at business leaders and/or cyber security practitioners has been developed based on a holistic body of knowledge that encompasses a real-life pragmatic approach to understanding the fundamental concepts of cyber risk management and how to leverage the NIST Cyber Security Framework in order to assess, implement and operationalize a cyber security program. No previous cyber security knowledge is assumed and the course is appropriate for all levels.
The course is non-technical in approach and supports students on a 90 days journey. You are provided with 24/7 access to all materials and are also supported with access to live learning support sessions. Successful certification is via continual assessments with weekly online exams.
The Certified Cyber Risk Specialist (CCRS) course equips students with a comprehensive understanding of cyber risk management. The syllabus assumes a non-technical student and covers a range of topics from identification of cyber risks through to risk management options. The course has been designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills and confidence they require in order to protect the digital assets of their organisation and support the efforts of, or lead the implementation of a cyber risk framework. Participants will gain the understanding needed to mitigate risk and support ongoing change, innovation and digital transformation in their business.
This course takes you on a journey and commences with how to analyse the inherent cyber risk of your organisation. That includes areas such as:
- Organisational Characteristics
- Governance Structure
- Technology Structure and Systems
- Product / Service Delivery Channels
- External Cyber Threats