NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF)

The NIST CSF control framework is voluntary guidance that is based on existing standards, guidelines, and security best practices. It is intended to help organization better manage and reduce security risks. NIST CSF is a great start into the world of FISMA compliance as many of the controls and artifacts can be re-purposed for several of the largest NIST-related frameworks.

What’s included?

  • NIST CSF Security Assessment
  • Risk Assessment for Environmental, Human, IT, and Business Risks
  • Compliance Calendar and Real-Time Dashboards
  • NIST CSF policies, plans, and procedures
  • Incident Response Management and Reporting
  • Acknowledgement Tracking for Policies, Acceptable Use, Employee Handbooks, and more
  • Business Continuity Strategy, Plan, Testing, and Reporting Templates
  • Vendor Due Diligence Procedure, Automated Risk Ranking, Assessments, and Reporting
  • Security Awareness: Annual, New Hire, Functional/Role-Based Training and Reporting
  • Automated Weekly Status Reports and On-Demand Complete Assessment Reports

Click here to access the ASCENT NIST CSF Resource Guide that contains detailed information specifically for this framework of controls.

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FRAMEWORKS SUPPORTED

ASCENT Portal will help you address any control framework with real time, automated ease.

Frameworks Summary