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NIST Cybersecurity Framework

This page contains information about the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, which is a widely used approach based on existing standards, guidelines, and practices to help organizations to better manage and reduce cybersecurity risk. 

NIST Cybersecurity Framework wheel graphic has external sections labeled Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond and Recover; internal circle is labeled Govern.
Credit: N. Hanacek/NIST

NIST Cybersecurity Framework 2.0:  Small Business Quick Start Guide - provides small-to-medium sized businesses (SMB), specifically those who have modest or no cybersecurity plans in place, with considerations to kick-start their cybersecurity risk management strategy using the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) 2.0. 
National Institute of Standards and Technology 

Want a quick overview of the CSF 2.0 Small Business Quick Start Guide? Check out this NIST Cybersecurity Insights blog post and/or the webinar recording below. 
National Institute of Standards and Technology

Overview of the NIST CSF 2.0 Small Business Quick Start Guide
Overview of the NIST CSF 2.0 Small Business Quick Start Guide
Overview of the NIST CSF 2.0 Small Business Quick Start Guide
March 20, 2024

NIST Cybersecurity Framework 2.0 – links to the framework itself and other resources, such as quick-start guides, mapping tools, implementation examples, frequently asked questions, and more to help you put the CSF 2.0 to use in your business. 
National Institute of Standards and Technology

Content outlined on the Small Business Cybersecurity Corner webpages contains documents and resources from our contributors. These resources were identified by our contributors as information they deemed most relevant and timely—and were chosen based on the current needs of the small business community.  Certain commercial entities may be identified in this Web site or linked Web sites. Such identification is not intended to imply recommendation or endorsement by NIST, nor is it intended to imply that the entities, materials, or equipment are necessarily the best available for the purpose.

Created February 7, 2019, Updated May 1, 2024