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Glossary definition: Cybersecurity Framework NIST

Cybersecurity Framework: NIST's Guide to Protecting Data

Cybersecurity Framework NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) is a set of guidelines and best practices developed by the US government to help organizations protect their networks, systems, and data from cyber attacks. The framework provides a comprehensive approach to managing cybersecurity risk that includes identifying, assessing, and mitigating risks, as well as developing and implementing a response plan. It also outlines the roles and responsibilities of each stakeholder in the organization and establishes processes for monitoring and responding to threats. The framework is designed to be flexible and customizable so that organizations can tailor it to their specific needs and goals. It is also meant to be a living document, with regular updates to reflect the changing cybersecurity landscape.