Leveraging the NICE Framework for Organisational Cybersecurity Success

Did you know that 83% of CEOs surveyed agreed that workforce competency is most important for establishing strong cybersecurity protection? Luckily, the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) has a framework to provide guidance on what skills your organisation needs and how to obtain them. This NICE Framework is an incredibly insightful, complete, and well-organised piece of work. Once you know its basics, it is easy to use and can be leveraged to maximise your organisation's cybersecurity posture.

In this webinar, we will discuss:

  • A brief overview of what the NICE Framework is and how it is organised
  • What changes are expected in the upcoming revision to the framework
  • Establishing cybersecurity competency models and
    • Mapping jobs to roles
    • Mapping roles to jobs
    • Deploying assessments to determine your organisation’s cybersecurity readiness and establishing effective learning paths (training, mentoring, and onboarding)
  • Sample assessments and learning paths

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Leveraging the NICE Framework Webinar FAQs

The webinar is recommended for professionals with the following roles or titles:

  • Analyst roles (e.g., source, exploitation, language, network, system security, and data analysts)
  • Administrators (e.g., system, database)
  • Specialists (e.g., network operations, technical support)
  • Developers (e.g., software, information systems security, system)
  • Managers (e.g., collection, programme, IT project)
  • Assessors, Planners, and Testers (e.g., software assessor, system requirements planner, system testing and evaluation specialist)
  • Cyber defense professionals (e.g., forensics analyst, incident responder, vulnerability assessment analyst)
  • Leadership and oversight roles (e.g., executive cyber leader, CISO, privacy officer, risk management professional)
  • Auditors (e.g., IT programme auditor)

This list is not exhaustive. If your role relates to organisational cybersecurity, consider attending!

Greg Adams

Greg Adams is an independent consultant, author, and instructor with over 25 years of experience in software development, cybersecurity, Agile, and DevOps. He is the former CEO of International Digital Scientific, Inc. and former COO of Learning Tree International.

As an expert on the NICE Framework, Greg has contributed to the Training and Certification workgroup and worked on numerous projects aligning assessments and training plans. He develops courses on topics such as Cybersecurity for the Boardroom, Implementing SecDevOps and Secure Agile, Model-Based System Engineering, and Python and C# development. His experience spans over two decades in the software industry.