NCSP® Digital Business Risk Awareness Certificate

NCSP® Awareness Certificate

Learning Objectives

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, the NIST Cyber Security Professional (NCSP®) training program teaches individuals and organizations how to engineer, operationalize and continually improve a NIST Cybersecurity Framework program.

This introductory level, non-examinable NCSP® Digital Business Risk Awareness Certificate course takes learners on a journey to understand how the ever-changing cyber threat landscape impacts an organization’s ability to secure the value of its digital business services.

There are no pre-requisites for NCSP® Digital Business Risk Awareness Certificate course attendance.

This course, is the first in a series of NIST Cybersecurity Professional (NCSP®) training courses designed to help organizations create a culture-driven, adaptive, cyber-resilient enterprise capable of creating, protecting, and delivering digital business value.

Course Features

NCSP® Digital Business Risk Awareness Certificate digital courseware
A Practical Guide to “Adopting the NIST Cybersecurity Framework” eBook
Certificate of Attendance
NCSP® Digital Business Risk Awareness Certificate Digital Badge
Membership in our NIST Cyber Security Professional (NCSP®) LinkedIn support community
Membership in our Digital Value Management System Institute (DMVSi) LinkedIn community

This Awareness level course covers the following topics:

Digital Transformation: Becoming Digital

Basics of Digital Transformation
Becoming Digital
Cybersecurity & Digital Transformation
DX & the Framework
Digital Transformation

Understanding Cyber Risks

Cyber Risk Equation
Cyber Risk Components
Basics of Cyber Risk Assessment
Understanding Cyber Risks

​NIST Cybersecurity Framework Fundamentals

NIST-CSF Overview
Framework Core, Tiers & Profiles
NIST CSF Fundamentals

NCSP® Pathway

Students who complete the NCSP® Digital Business Risk Awareness Certificate course are issued an individual certificate of completion and personal digital badge.

Students typically then progress onto the examinable NCSP® pathway commencing with NCSP® Foundation Certificate level study.

Target Audience

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.

Organisations of all sizes seeking to begin changing the cybersecurity culture within an organisation enabling employees to understand why and how digital business and associated cybersecurity risk materialises and what can be done about it.

Individual students seeking to enter the NCSP® training program.

Delivery Options

Self-paced, eLearning
2-hour online self-paced study and the first in a series of eBooks aligned to the NCSP® training program: “Fundamentals of Adopting the NIST Cybersecurity Framework”.

Instructor led
1-day virtual or in person accredited instructor led delivery including digital courseware and the first in a series of eBooks aligned to the NCSP® training program: “Fundamentals of Adopting the NIST Cybersecurity Framework”.