By Joel Snape | Cybersecurity Researcher at Nettitude
The NIST framework is voluntary guidance, based on existing standards, guidelines, and practices for organizations to better manage and reduce cybersecurity risk, produced by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. In addition to helping organizations manage and reduce risks, it was designed to foster risk and cybersecurity management communications amongst both internal and external organizational stakeholders.
Nettitude often base our guidance and solutions around this framework, in which there are some key considerations to be made when adopting cloud technology, based on the NIST framework. Continue reading to discover why the NIST Cybersecurity framework is used and how it relates to cloud adoption.