We’ve previously talked about adopting the CSF and identifying your most valuable assets and data. Now it’s time to discuss the next phase, Protect, which ensures that data at rest and in transit is secure.
Posts Tagged: NIST
While the future of cloud is certain in government, agencies may be less certain about how to navigate cloud security. But by having the right guidance, frameworks and platforms in place, government agencies can double down on cloud security with confidence.
Effective use of cybersecurity tools can help agencies with risk mitigation.
Here’s what you need to know about NIST’s update to Special Publication 800-53.
Ready to implement NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework at your agency but not sure how? Check out what these cyber experts have to say about customizing the framework to meet your agency’s needs.
Still not sure what NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework means for your agency? Check out our three takeaways from a recent chat with cybersecurity experts.
Whether you’re a stickler for standards or not, the U.S. federal cloud computing market is better off because of them. Thanks to the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), there are now baseline requirements for securing cloud products and services in use governmentwide. But the work doesn’t end after an agency finds a FedRAMP-compliant vendor…. Read more »
At Tuesday’s GovLoop event, “Evolving Tactics to Combat the Cyber Threat,” govies kicked off the day by focusing on a critical strategy to better tackle cyber threats: interagency collaboration. Michael Garcia is the Acting Director of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) at the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) under… Read more »
Does anyone else love the TV show The Big Bang Theory? Anyone else feel smarter by the end of an episode? And yet, when you sit down and put some real thought into it you find yourself asking what do the main male characters in the show (except for Howard) actually do. And does the… Read more »
There are many benefits to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework. Through being neutral, broadly applicable, vetted by industry, and engaging to stakeholders, the Framework can reduce time and expense of starting an information security program and also reduce risk within current programs by identifying areas for improvement.