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Unlocking the Potential: How NIST CSF 2.0 Redefines Cybersecurity Governance

Date : May 29
Time : 8.30 pm (Virtual)

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) is a widely recognized set of guidelines and best practices for managing cybersecurity risks. Recently, NIST released version 2.0 of the CSF, marking the first major upgrade in a decade. This update introduces several new requirements, one of which is the addition of a new GOVERN function.

The GOVERN function emphasizes the importance of governance and risk management within organizations. It requires security teams to have a better understanding of their assets and the true risks they face. By incorporating this function into their Written Information Security Plan (WISP), organizations can enhance their cybersecurity posture and better protect against security breaches, audit failures, and potential litigation.

The impact of these new requirements on security teams is significant. They will need to review and potentially revise their existing WISP to ensure alignment with the updated CSF 2.0. This may involve conducting thorough risk assessments, identifying and prioritizing assets, and implementing appropriate controls and safeguards to mitigate risks effectively.

Failure to comply with these new requirements could leave organizations vulnerable to security breaches, regulatory fines, and legal action. Therefore, security teams must proactively address these changes and ensure that their cybersecurity practices remain robust and up to date in accordance with the latest standards and guidelines provided by NIST CSF 2.0.

Get to know more about :

  • How do NIST CSF 2.0 requirements differ from CSF 1.0?
  • What is the new GOVERN function and how does it impact security teams?
  • How can you avoid people mistakes that lead to 99% of cloud security breaches?
  • What are the four levels of CSF maturity, and how can you attain the top level?
  • How can you implement solutions to meet all requirements and lower costs?

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