NIST On-Demand Training from New Horizons
In 2013, the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) formulated a set of principles known colloquially known as the NIST Cybersecurity Framework. There are five main practices emphasized throughout this documentation, which has become a popular frame of reference for both the public and private sectors: Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, and Recover.
NIST Cybersecurity Framework (NCSF) on-demand training from New Horizons is a cost-effective learning solution that is applicable to organizations in any industry to address and manage cybersecurity risks. NIST On-Demand courses offer the convenience and flexibility business managers and IT professionals require to complete their training goals.
This self-paced learning
- Six months of unlimited access
- Online mentoring
- Content equivalent to classroom training
- Digital courseware
Available NIST On-Demand Courses
The NIST CSF Foundation Certification Course
The NCSF Foundation training course outlines current cybersecurity challenges and explains how organizations who implement a NCSF program can mitigate these challenges.
This course is targeted at IT and Cybersecurity professionals looking to become certified on how to operationalize the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (NCSF) across an enterprise and its supply chain.
View the NIST CSF Foundation Course Outline
The NIST CSF Practitioner Certification Course
The NIST CSF Practitioner Certification Course details the current cybersecurity challenges plus teaches in depth the UMass Lowell NCSF Control Factory Methodology on how to design, build, test and manage a NCSF cybersecurity program. This program is focused on candidates who need a detailed understanding of the NCSF to perform their daily roles as cybersecurity engineers, testers or operations professionals.
This course is targeted at IT and Cybersecurity professionals looking to become certified on how to operationalize the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (NCSF) across an enterprise and its supply chain. Note: The NCSF Foundation is a prerequisite.
View the NIST CSF Practitioner Course Outline
The NIST CSF Bootcamp Course
The NIST CSF Bootcamp Course is a combination of the Foundation and Practitioner courses and is suited for individuals working with and overseeing the technology, including CIOs, IT Directors and Managers, IT Security personnel, and IT staff.
The course is designed for IT and Business professionals who will play an active role in the design and management of an NCSF program
View the NIST CSF Bootcamp Course Outline
About NIST's Recently Released Cybersecurity Framework Version 1.1
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the technical standards agency, has recently released the widely-referenced Cybersecurity Framework (version 1.1), incorporating input from industry and other stakeholders.
All NIST Courses Now Include:
- A new section on correlating cybersecurity risk management metrics to organizational objectives
- Expanded guidance for mitigating supply chain cyber risk, and underscores this new component by adding a Supply Chain Risk Management Category to the Framework Core
- Addresses vulnerability disclosures
- Refined language on authentication, identification, and authorization
- Treatment of the risks inherent in the Internet of Things (IoT), in addition to critical infrastructure