NIS 2 Directive Foundation

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The NIS 2 Directive Foundation training course outlines the essential insights necessary for understanding the requirements of NIS 2 Directive regarding cybersecurity measures. It provides the core concepts required to support organizations in the initial phases of planning, implementation, and management of cybersecurity programs.

Why Should You Attend?

The NIS 2 Directive Foundation training course provides an introduction to the NIS 2 Directive aiming to help organizations enhance their cybersecurity in the face of ever-emerging cyber threats. This legislation serves as a central role in strengthening cybersecurity within critical infrastructure sectors such as energy, transport, healthcare, and digital services. The PECB NIS 2 Directive Foundation training course covers the fundamental concepts related to the Directive;s requirements. It provides information that will help you understand the best practices for protecting critical infrastructure from cyber threats.

After attending the training course, you can take the exam, and if you successfully pass it, you can apply for a "PECB Certificate Holder in NIS 2 Directive Foundation" credential.

Certification fees are included in the exam price. Participants will receive the training course material containing over 200 pages of explanatory information, examples, best practices, exercises, and quizzes. An attendance record worth 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to the participants who have attended the training course. Candidates who complete the training but do not pass the exam can retake the exam at no additional cost within a 12-month period from the initial exam date.



There are no prerequisites to participate in this training course.

Who Can Attend?
  • Cybersecurity professional seeking to gain a fundamental understanding of the requirements of the NIS 2 Directive and learn practical strategies to implement robust cybersecurity measure
  • IT managers and professionals aiming to gain fundamental insights into implementing secure systems and improving the resilience of critical systems
  • Government and regulatory officials responsible for enforcing the NIS 2 Directive

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This training course will help you:
  • Explain the fundamental concepts and definitions of NIS 2 Directive
  • Interpret the main requirements of the NIS 2 Directive for a cybersecurity program
  • Identify the approaches and techniques used for the implementation of NIS 2 requirements
This training course includes diverse educational content, including practical exercises, multiple-choice quizzes, and illustrative demonstrations of NIS 2 Directive requirements. Participants are strongly encouraged to interact with one other, share ideas, and actively participate in discussions.

The quiz structure within the course closely mirrors that of the certificate exam, ensuring participants are well-prepared for the exam.



Day 1: Introduction to fundamental concepts and definitions of NIS 2 Directive

Day 2: NIS 2 Directive requirements for the implementation of a cybersecurity program

Exam Details

The "PECB NIS 2 Directive Foundation" exam meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). It covers the following competency domains:

Domain 1: Fundamental concepts and definitions of NIS 2 Directive

Domain 2: NIS 2 Directive requirements

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