NCSP Practitioner

Accredited Training Course and Exam in only 3 Days

This three-day course looks at cybersecurity risks and instructs students on the best approach to design and build a comprehensive technology focused cybersecurity program and business focused cyber-risk management program that will minimize risks, and at the same time, protect our critical assets. Executives are keenly aware of the risks but have limited knowledge on the best way to mitigate these risks. We will want to enable our executives to answer the key question – Are we secure?

The class will include lectures, informative supplemental reference materials, quizzes, exercises and tests. Outcomes and benefits from this class is a practical approach that students can use to build and maintain comprehensive cybersecurity and cyber-risk management programs.


The session NCSP Practitioner (3 Days) is designed for IT and Business professionals who will play an active role in the design and management of an NCSF program.


Individuals should hold a valid NIST Cybersecurity Foundation Certification or have equivalent knowledge.


The NIST CSF Practitioner training course teaches individuals how to design, build, test, manage and improve a NIST Cybersecurity Framework cybersecurity program.

Course syllabus

Welcome & Introduction

Module 1: Course overview

Module 2: Framing the Problem

Module 3: The Controls Factory Model

Module 4: The Threats and Vulnerabilities

Module 5: Digital Assets, Identities and Business Impact

Module 6: The NIST Cybersecurity Framework

Module 7: Technology Program Design and Build

Module 8: The Security Operations Center (SOC)

Module 9: Technology Program Testing and Assurance

Module 10: Business Program Design and Build

Module 11: Cyber Workforce Skills Development

Module 12: Cyber-Risk Management Program

Module 13: Cybersecurity Program Assessment

Module 14: Cyber-Risk Program Assessement

Exam preparation

  • FAQ about the exam
  • Each module will end with a multiple-choice quiz
  • Exercises are available for chapters 4 through 12. Each exercise will provide the student an opportunity to analyze a given scenario and apply the knowledge acquired in the previous training and current content to formulate an optimal solution to the problem

Official APMG NCSP Practitioner Online Exam

Closing & Questions


The official APMG NCSP Practitioner exam is included in the package.

  • The exam consists of 65 multiple-choice questions which cover all the areas of the NCSP Practitioner syllabus. Each question is worth 1 point
  • Styles of question: selection of the correct answer from a choice of 4 options
  • Exam duration: 120 minutes
  • Pass mark: 60% (39/65)
  • Exam type: Closed Book


Alain Bonneaud
CISA® - CISM® - CGEIT® - COBIT® - ISO 27001 - ITIL® - PRINCE2® - RESILIA® - VeriSM™ - ISO 20000 - DevOps

Terms & Conditions

The following terms and conditions apply for bookings:

  • the session is led by a trainer accredited by APMG on the NIST Cybersecurity Framework,
  • personalized welcome in the classroom with mineral water and breaks,
  • accredited training material,
  • exam preparation,
  • online exam : APMG NCSP Practitioner exam
  • 2AB & Associates Participation Certificate
  • 2AB & Associates, accredited APMG ATO, official certificate will be issued to participants
  • a group of 10 participants max. in order to ensure the quality of the training delivery.


Document sans titre

Course fees must be paid at least 10 working days prior to the commencement of the course in order to guarantee your place. We accept payment by Direct Debit, credit cards, paypal or bank transfers. Payment made by credit card will incur the following charges – MasterCard (1.5%), Visa (1.5%) American Express (3.0%).


Go Green: Training material will be provided electronically