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NIST CYBERSECURITY FRAMEWORK

  • The NIST Cyber Security Framework (NIST CSF) provides a policy framework of computer security guidance for how private sector organizations in the United States can assess and improve their ability to prevent, detect, and respond to cyber attacks.

  • State Governments are utilizing the Framework to properly identify Cyber Security risk and adopt measures to address gaps in their security posture.


IDENTIFY

The Identify Function assists in developing an organizational understanding to managing Cyber Security risk to systems, people, assets, data, and capabilities. Understanding the business context, the resources that support critical functions, and the related Cyber Security risks enables an organization to focus and prioritize its efforts, consistent with its risk management strategy and business needs.

PROTECT

The Protect Function outlines appropriate safeguards to ensure delivery of critical infrastructure services. The Protect Function supports the ability to limit or contain the impact of a potential Cyber Security event.

DETECT

The Detect Function defines the appropriate activities to identify the occurrence of a cybersecurity event. The Detect Function enables timely discovery of Cyber Security events.

RESPOND

The Respond Function includes appropriate activities to take action regarding a detected Cyber Security incident. The Respond Function supports the ability to contain the impact of a potential Cyber Security incident.

RECOVER

The Recover Function identifies appropriate activities to maintain plans for resilience and to restore any capabilities or services that were impaired due to a Cyber Security incident. The Recover Function supports timely recovery to normal operations to reduce the impact from a Cyber Security incident.

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