September 27, 2024

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Course Description

Securing Your Business: Implementing the NIST (National Institute of Standards & Technology) Cybersecurity Framework 2.0
• Govern • Identify •Protect • Detect • Respond • Recover

This one-day training course will give you key tools to implement the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework version2.0 into your organisation to improve your overall security and protect against cyber threats. The course will cover the six core functions of the framework – govern, identify, protect, detect, respond, and recover - and provide practical guidance and best practice for implementing each function.

By the end of this training course, attendees will have a comprehensive understanding of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework 2.0 and practical guidance for implementing each of the six core functions into your organisation. You will also have the knowledge necessary to develop an implementation plan and roadmap for you organisation and promote a culture of cybersecurity awareness and education.

Course Content

Introduction to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework 2.0
  • Considerations for compliance with the NIS2 directive (EU 2022/2555)
  • Overview of common cyber threats and risks facing businesses
  • Overview of the NIST framework 2.0 and its six core functions
  • Benefits of implementing the framework into all organisations
  • Understanding the circumstances surrounding the organisation's cybersecurity risk management decisions
  • Establishing the organisation's priorities, constraints, risk tolerance and appetite statements
  • Defining the cybersecurity roles, responsibilities and authorities
  • Developing, communicating and enforcing the organisation’s cybersecurity policy
  • Analysing risk management activities to improve the risk management strategy
  • Creating cyber supply chain risk management processes
  • Identifying and prioritising your organisation’s assets
  • Developing a risk assessment framework
  • Pinpointing improvements to the cybersecurity risk management processes, procedures and activities
  • Establishing identity management, authentication and access control measures
  • Developing a cybersecurity awareness and training program
  • Ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data is protected
  • Managing the security of the platforms that are in use
  • Creating and improving resilience for the technology infrastructure
  • Assessing and implementing systems to monitor and detect cybersecurity incidents
  • Analysing anomalies and potential adverse events
  • Correlating information from multiple sources
  • Integrating cyber threat intelligence
  • Developing incident response plans
  • Taking immediate steps to contain and minimise the damage caused by a cyber incident
  • Establishing effective communication channels for sharing information with stakeholders
  • Creating plans to restore normal operations after a cybersecurity incident
  • Identifying critical systems, services and prioritising their restoration
  • Evaluating the recovery process and identifying areas for improvement
  • Coordinating the recovery communications with stakeholders
Implementation Strategies and Best Practices
  • Developing an implementation plan and roadmap
  • Establishing a cybersecurity culture and promoting ongoing education and awareness
  • Best practices for ongoing monitoring, testing, and evaluation
Next Steps and Conclusion
  • Review of key takeaways and action items
  • Next steps for implementing the NIST Cybersecurity Framework 2.0 inyour organisation

Who Should Attend?

This course has been designed for IT Managers, Operations Managers, Directors and Personnel responsible for cybersecurity implementation within an organisation.


On completion of this one-day training course, you will receive your Certificate of Attendance. Please note certificates are issued at the close of the training course to participants on completion of the course.

This course may qualify for CPD points. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.


An ‘Early Bird’ discounted rate of €485 is currently available. This training course normal rate is €585. Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis.

The course cost includes all course documentation and Certificate of Attendance.

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