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NIST Cyber Security Framework solution overview




The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is a non-regulatory agency of the United States Department of Commerce that develops technology, metrics, and standards to promote innovation and industrial competitiveness. One of NIST's key areas of focus is cybersecurity, and in 2014 they introduced the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF).

The NIST CSF is a set of guidelines, standards, and best practices designed to help organizations manage and reduce cybersecurity risks. It is based on industry standards and best practices and is a voluntary framework that can be adapted to the unique needs of any organization, regardless of size, industry, or cybersecurity maturity.

The NIST CSF consists of five key functions: The functions are:

  • Identify: Know what assets need protection and what risks they face

  • Protect: Implement safeguards to protect those assets from threats

  • Detect: Monitor for and detect cybersecurity events in a timely manner

  • Respond: Take action to contain and respond to detected cybersecurity incidents

  • Recover: Restore systems and assets after a cybersecurity incident has occurred

Each function is further divided into categories and subcategories, with specific activities and outcomes to achieve. By using the CSF, organizations can assess their current cybersecurity posture, identify areas for improvement, and develop a roadmap for addressing any gaps.


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Choose from the NIST CSF and other audit and assessment templates, policy and control setsrisk and issue librariesplaybooks and project plans, and more. 

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Perform asset identification, risk assessment and treatment planning

Identify your information assets, including confidentiality, availability and integrity classifications, in addition to your risk assessements and treatment plans. 

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Assign responsibilities to people across your organization and keep track of progress

Make everyone a part of your security program by assigning responsibilities, i.e. tasks for the implementation and operation of controls, and reporting on performance.

Assign responsibilities to people across your organization and keep track of progress for NIST CSF

Run your internal audit(s) and supplier assessments to increase assurance

Perform internal audits and supplier assessments against the NIST CSF or your policies and control sets. Map the results against hundreds of frameworks using Hailey AI.

Run your internal audit(s) and supplier assessments to increase assurance for NIST CSF

Explore our expert's guide to NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF)

This authoritative guide provides an overview of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework (CSF). The guide will provide an in-depth look at the five core functions of the CSF, which are Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, and Recover.

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