National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
is a self-certification mechanism but is widely recognised.
The NIST framework offers voluntary guidance to organisations in the United States, allowing those organisations to more effectively manage and cut the risks associated with their cyber security.
The framework serves as a “common language” that individuals with varying degrees of experience in the field of cyber security are able to understand and put into practice.
NIST provides small businesses a way to set up and manage their cyber security with consistent , easy to understand and implement steps or actions.
Because of this, it is an excellent framework for smaller businesses in Australia to look towards when making a decision about which cyber security framework to follow.
NIST frameworks have various control categories and five functions to customise cyber security controls.
ISO 27001 Annex A provides 14 control categories with 114
controls, and has 10 management clauses to guide organizations through their
Cypro can help your business manage it’s cybersecurity by setting up the best framework for your business.