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NIST Cybersecurity Framework 2.0: Small Business Quick-Start Guide



Daniel Eliot


This 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 by using the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) 2.0. The guide also can assist other relatively small organizations, such as non-profits, government agencies, and schools. It is a supplement to the NIST CSF and is not intended to replace it.
Special Publication (NIST SP) - NIST SP 1300
Report Number
NIST SP 1300


Eliot, D. (2024), NIST Cybersecurity Framework 2.0: Small Business Quick-Start Guide, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online],, (Accessed April 19, 2024)
Created February 26, 2024