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NIST Cybersecurity Framework (NIST CSF) is a set of entry-level guidelines for mitigating organizational cybersecurity risks. It is published by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology based on existing standards, guidelines, and practices.

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NIST CSF Considerations

Primary Goal
Aligning with NIST CSF helps organizations identify a prioritized, flexible, repeatable, performance-based, and cost-effective approach to keeping data secure.
Validating Security
NIST CSF is made up of standards, guidelines and practices that can be used by your organization to prevent, detect and respond to cyberattacks.
Assessment Effort Level
Tentacle guides your organization through responding to the 108 total controls within NIST CSF so you fully understand how your security program maps to the framework.

Who typically adheres to NIST CSF?

The Framework is designed to be applicable to any organization in any part of the critical infrastructure or broader economy. Companies from around the world have embraced the use of NIST's CyberSecurity Framework, including JP Morgan Chase, Microsoft, Boeing, Intel, and Bank of England.

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