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Glossary definition: NIST Compliance

NIST Compliance: Achieving Security Standards

NIST Compliance is the process of verifying that an organization is adhering to the security standards and guidelines set forth by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). It involves assessing the organization’s security practices, procedures, and technologies to ensure they meet or exceed the NIST requirements. This includes verifying that the organization has the appropriate policies and procedures in place, that they are following those policies and procedures, and that they have the necessary tools and technologies to protect their networks and data. NIST Compliance also requires organizations to regularly review and update their security practices and technologies to keep up with the ever-changing landscape of cyber threats. By adhering to the NIST standards, organizations can ensure their systems and networks are secure, and that their data is protected.