CIS Top 20 Critical Security Controls
CIS Controls are a prioritized set of actions that protect your organization and data from known cyber-attack vectors. Our CIS Top 20 Critical Security Controls Course aligns to CIS v7.1. Learn about each control, why it’s important to your organization, and how you can help your team implement these best practices.
24.1Course Assessment - CIS Top 20 Critical Security Controls
These security controls can be combined with frameworks, like NIST SP 800-37 (The NIST Risk Management Framework-RMF) to provide organizations with defense-in-depth best practices.
This course may help prepare students for industry certifications around the CIS Security Controls.The course will cover an overview of each control, map the controls to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, and students will gain hands-on practice through labs in this course.
Students should be familiar with common IT and cybersecurity terminology. It is recommended that students have 1-2 years of experience working in the cybersecurity industry.
By the end of this course, students should be able to:
- Understand what the 20 CIS security controls are
- Understand how each control maps to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework
Complete this entire course to earn a CIS Top 20 Critical Security Controls Certificate of Completion