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NIST Cybersecurity Fundamentals Presentation

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Managing a small business is always challenging but keeping up with cybersecurity threats can be overwhelming. How do you learn about the latest threats? How do you educate your staff about best practices? NIST has prepared a training presentation (draft) that you can use to self-teach and help your team learn at the same time. Please download the slides so you can use them at your convenience.

Each slide includes speaker’s notes – so you will be able to understand and share the material and find links to resources to learn more. You can go through the materials as quickly or slowly as you need, knowing that the recommendations come from the Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

The material is in sections: Cybersecurity Basics; Cybersecurity Threats; Risk Management; Cybersecurity Framework; and Small Business Cybersecurity Resources. You and your team will become familiar with common threats like phishing and ransomware, understand steps you can take every day to prevent falling victim and steps to take to recover should trouble strike.

We welcome your feedback on this draft presentation and will incorporate improvements in the future.


Created July 16, 2019, Updated January 6, 2020