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Developing Cybersecurity Programs and Policies, Third Edition by Sari Greene, Omar Santos

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Chapter 16

NIST Cybersecurity Framework

Chapter Objectives

After reading this chapter and completing the exercises, you will be able to do the following:

  • Understand the overall goal of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework.

  • Identify the Framework’s Core, Profile, and Implementation Tiers.

  • Explain how the NIST Cybersecurity Framework can be used by any organization as a reference to develop a cybersecurity program.

NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework is a collection of industry standards and best practices to help organizations manage cybersecurity risks. This framework is created in collaboration among the United States government, corporations, and individuals. The NIST Cybersecurity Framework is developed with a common taxonomy, and one of the main ...

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