A 10 Minute Guide to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework

This white paper offers an executive introduction to the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework, which is a comprehensive guide to managing cybersecurity for an entire organization.

Adopting the NIST Cybersecurity Framework is a great way to protect your company from cyber attack. In addition to being a comprehensive technical reference for solving specific problems, the framework offers executives a way to:

  • Establish and communicate company wide goals and cultural standards.
  • Monitor status and measure progress toward a larger goal.
  • Connect baselines and targets to the organizational mission and strategic goals.



Who’s downloading and reading our guide and previewing our book?

City of Seattle
Thomson Reuters
Auburn University
Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection & Insurance Company
MITRE Corporation
Maryland State Government
Ohio Auditor of State
Arizona Auditor General
Federal Reserve Bank of NY
National Association of Insurance Commissioners
Texas Office of the Attorney General
Department of Homeland Security
Insurance Information Institute
University of Alaska
University of California, Berkeley
Better Business Bureau
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Washington County Oregon
Northern Kentucky University
University Of Miami
Bayer AG
University of Michigan
UC Davis Medical Center


We pushed aside the technical jargon to explain the business decisions that make the difference between surviving and thriving in the face of rising cybercrime.

Cybersecurity: A Business Solution

This free preview includes:

Chapter One: Background – Why cybersecurity matters to top management.

Chapter Four: Prevention vs Preparedness – How to build resiliency around the NIST Cybersecurity Framework’s core functions.