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HITRUST® Certified CSF Practitioner (CCSFP) Course and Refresher Course

These courses are designed to educate you on how best to
implement HITRUST tools and programs and keep you updated
on information security and best practices.

Click the appropriate button to learn more about each course.

HITRUST Certified CSF Practitioner (CCSFP) Course

Our in-depth CCSFP course will sharpen your understanding of the HITRUST Framework (HITRUST CSF®), MyCSF®, and end-to-end assessment approach
so that your organization is optimizing the benefits of HITRUST.

This course will help you understand the HITRUST assessment
process — including scoping, scoring, methodologies, requirements for certification, assessment types, and more. Instruction comes from
case studies, hands-on learning in the assessment tool, and our experts.

This online course delivers three key components: 
1. Pre-work accessed via HITRUST Academy®
2. Instructor-led virtual training sessions
3. The certification exam

Participants are eligible to earn 27
Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits.

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ALL VIRTUAL 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM US CT

  • June 17-21
  • July 8-12
  • August  5-9
  • September 9-13
  • October 14-18
  • November 4-8
  • December 2-6

ALL VIRTUAL 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM US CT

  • May 20-24
  • June 3-7
  • July 22-26
  • August 19-23
  • September 16-20
  • October 21-25
  • November 18-22
  • December 9-13

Topics

  • Introduction to the HITRUST Framework (HITRUST CSF) and assessment types
  • Considerations for scoping an assessment
  • Applying the HITRUST scoring approach to assess framework compliance
  • Understanding assessor roles and responsibilities
  • HITRUST quality assurance expectations
  • Methodology updates and enhancements

Who Should Attend

  • Individuals who plan to use the HITRUST Framework (HITRUST CSF)
  • HITRUST Authorized External Assessors who provide HITRUST-related services
  • Cybersecurity, risk management, and compliance professionals

Prerequisites

  • The pre-work module must be completed before the course begins.
  • Students who do not complete the prerequisite will not be allowed to take the certification exam and will not receive a refund for the course.

Pricing

  • Certified CSF Practitioner Course (including one attempt for the certification exam): $3,000
  • One exam retake: $500
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HITRUST Certified CSF Practitioner (CCSFP) Refresher Course

HITRUST Certified CSF Practitioners who want to maintain their HITRUST Certified CSF Practitioner (CCSFP) designation are required to complete an annual Certified CSF Practitioner Refresher Course. Our online, self-paced refresher course will keep you informed on the latest developments regarding the HITRUST Framework (HITRUST CSF) and Assurance Program™ as well as best practices in information security.

Upon successful completion, you’ll maintain your CCSFP credential for another year. Students may take refresher courses to maintain their certification for two years. After two years, certification requires a full retake of the CCSFP course.

Participants are eligible to earn four
Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits.

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Topics

  • The HITRUST CSF (Authoritative sources, management of the framework, relation to other standards, assessment types, reporting types)
  • Changes, new regulations, and updates to the HITRUST CSF framework in the past year (version updates)
  • Changes, new features, and updates to the MyCSF online tool
  • Review of any changes to the CSF Assurance Program
  • Review of performing risk assessments, including the Assessor’s functions
  • Review of support and other items as applicable

Who Should Attend

  • HITRUST CSF Practitioners who want to maintain their HITRUST Certified CSF Practitioner (CCSFP) designation are required to complete an annual Certified CSF Practitioner Refresher Course.
  • Successful completion will maintain CCSFP credentials for another year.
  • Students may take refresher courses to maintain their certification for two years.

Prerequisites

  • Individuals who are a certified, current holder of the HITRUST CCSFP Certification are eligible to take the annual refresher course.
  • HITRUST Academy verifies participant eligibility for refresher course registrations.

Pricing

  • Certified CSF Practitioner Course (including one attempt for the certification exam): $1,250

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HITRUST Academy courses, please contact us.

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