<img src="https://ws.zoominfo.com/pixel/4CagHYMZMRWAjWFEK36G" width="1" height="1" style="display: none;">
Request Demo

NIST Cybersecurity Framework

NIST Releases New Version of the Cybersecurity Framework and Calls on "All CEOs" to Consider Adoption

down-arrow

The National Institute of Standards and Technology just released v1.1 of the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. The Cybersecurity Framework, "NIST CSF" or "Framework" as it's called is a set of cyber security best practices and guidelines for critical infrastructure organizations, but its popularity has skyrocketed within all sectors even outside of energy, telecom, and others. The Framework is flexible and has the ability to be adopted by organizations of any size voluntarily, and has proven to be popular enough to have rapid adoption even in its first version.

The Under Secretary of Commerce for NIST, Walter Copan, noted "From the very beginning, the Cybersecurity Framework has been a collaborative effort involving stakeholders from government, industry, and academia. The impact of their work is evident in the widespread adoption of the framework by organizations across the United States, as well as internationally."

Additionally, the U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross noted that "The voluntary NIST Cybersecurity Framework should be every company's first line of defense. Adopting version 1.1 is a must do for all CEOs."

According to NIST "his second draft update aims to clarify, refine, and enhance the Cybersecurity Framework, amplifying its value and making it easier to use. This latest draft reflects comments received to date, including those from a public review process launched in January 2017 and a workshop in May 2017."

Want to know how to easily adopt the Framework? Check out our NIST Cybersecurity Framework Guide and CyberStrong for NIST CSF.....

 

Information Gathered from ohsonline.com and NIST.gov

You may also like

NIST vs. ISO –What You Need To Know
on June 24, 2022

Organizations are increasingly on the lookout for ways to strengthen their cybersecurity capabilities. Many have found solace in compliance frameworks that help guide and improve ...

Top 5 Recommendations For Your ...
on June 22, 2022

Discover, design, validate, promote, and sustain best practice cyber protection solutions to safeguard your people and processes. As the cyber attack surface expands, the Center ...

June Product Update
on June 21, 2022

It’s a celebration! 🎵♪🎵♪ ♩Automate your scores, come on (Let’s automate) Automate your scores, come on (Let’s automate) There’s a party goin’ on right here An automation to last ...

Why You Need CIS Controls for ...
on June 17, 2022

The Center for Internet Security (CIS) is a non-profit organization that helps public sectors and private sectors improve their cybersecurity. The organization aims to help small, ...

Small Business Cybersecurity ...
on June 15, 2022

To achieve peace of mind in the modern threat landscape, small business owners must have a solid security strategy and budget in place. VIPRE’s SMB Security Trends report state ...

Do Small Businesses and Startups ...
on June 10, 2022

Did you know that about 60% of small businesses shut down within 6 months by falling victim to a data breach or cyber-attack, where the average global breach cost hovers at $3.62 ...