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Posted by twsager in Tony Sager's Blog, 21 November 2016 · 575 views

There’s been a flurry of activity around the NIST Cybersecurity Framework over the last year, driven by the NIST RFI and the responses, as well as the Workshop. These events highlighted many common themes, including the desire for more sharing about best practices, more gathering of resources, and ongoing consideration of industry feedback. As NIST maps o...


CSF Implementation Panel @RSAC2017

Posted by matthew.smith in matthew.smith's Blog, 07 February 2017 · 509 views

As part of my daily job, I work with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework team. It is my pleasure to share with you that after 3 years of dialog with the community, the Cybersecurity Framework has been updated. This draft update, version 1.1 , draws from discussions had at workshops, public comment periods, and general feedback received from stakeholders....


BSI is Considering an Approach to Provide a Third-Party Certification to the CSF

Posted by Greg Witte in Thoughts from Greg, 06 October 2016 · 565 views

G2 is helping BSI explore industry interest in a third-party assessment based on a combination of the Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) and the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 standard. It issued a Request for Information back in August, which we've publicized here.  
As our engineers help to implement the CSF around the world, we often hear frustration that the C...


Understanding The Asset Management Category

Posted by fdowns in Frank Downs' Blog, 28 February 2016 · 1,253 views

Understanding the Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) can prove a difficult task for professionals in the field. Whether it is an individual, new to the Cybersecurity and trying to understand the different road signs, or the established journeyman, coming to grips that lanes are now established in a realm that seemed to resemble the wild west – the CSF impacts...


RSA Joins CForum as Founding Member

Posted by Tom.Conkle in Tom.Conkle's Blog, 15 April 2015 · 1,317 views

RSA Joins CForum as Founding Member
Industry-led Organization Advances the Cybersecurity Framework through Collaboration

RSA Conference USA 2015
April 15, 2015 01:15 PM Eastern Daylight Time

ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE )--CForum , an industry-led forum focused on the evolution and use of the Cybersecurity Framework, announced that R...


Framing the Future

Posted by Jack Whitsitt in Whitsitt on the NIST Framework, 05 December 2014 · 1,387 views

What’s next?

This is a question on all of our minds – not just for the Framework but also cybersecurity more generally.

Executives have started to get on board, the press is paying attention, manufacturers are starting to include security in their ICS products, grass roots organizations such as I Am The Cavalry and others are forming to help...


"Am I Secure? - Leveraging Security Policy Frameworks

Posted by RonGula in RonGula's Blog, 07 November 2014 · 1,853 views

Without a security policy, there is no security.

This is a pretty bold statement, but think about variations of this which we all know not to be true:

I'm secure because I have a firewall.
I'm secure because we passed a penetration test.
I'm secure because we haven't detected any intrusions recently.
I'm secure because my CSO has lots of experie...


The Cybersecurity Framework – The Next Conversation

Posted by twsager in Tony Sager's Blog, 20 October 2014 · 1,997 views

Since its inception, the non-profit Council on CyberSecurity has been actively participating in the development of the Cybersecurity Framework. And our Critical Security Controls are called out as one of the “Informative References”.

Even at this early stage, the Framework has come to dominate the national conversation about cybersecurity for the critica...


The Cybersecurity Forum: Why are we here?

Posted by mikebrown in Mike Brown's Blog, 26 August 2014 · 1,142 views

As we are all aware, cyber breaches from malicious actors - criminal and/or nation-sponsored - to our critical infrastructure could lead to significant damage and disruption to our national economy. The national conversation around cyber incidents, which included work from the Obama administration, hearings and other efforts in congress, led to President...


Welcome to CForum

Posted by mattsmith in Team CForum, 11 June 2014 · 1,273 views

Welcome to CForum, the information hub for the cybersecurity framework!

As you may be aware, the framework was set into motion by Executive Order 13636 in February 2013. This order directed the Department of Commerce to direct the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to convene industry and come up with a common framework for identify...

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