Tuesday, March 29, 2016

NIST Cybersecurity Framework Adoption Linked to Higher Security Confidence

More organizations plan to adopt the NIST Cybersecurity Framework in the next 12 months than any other IT security framework, yet many struggle to implement the full range of best practices.

COLUMBIA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tenable Network Security revealed today that overall security confidence was higher for organizations leveraging the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (Cybersecurity Framework), according to findings from the Trends in Security Framework Adoption Survey (PDF).

We recently published the definitive guide to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework.

A Guide to the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (2.0) by Dan Shoemaker, Anne Kohnke, and Ken Sigler

•Explains the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (2.0)

•Gives an overview explication of the framework, its concepts, the underlying relationships between the areas, and the general content of those areas

•Provides a road map that allows you to understand the application and uses of the NICE content, as well as applications of this book in training situations

•Aligns with and explains the requirements of a national level initiative to standardize the study of information security (first book to do so)