Standards & Guidelines

5 Good Cybersecurity Lessons Learned From FTC Law Enforcement Actions

Several years ago, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a good video that is still highly relevent today. The video explains how companies can leverage NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework to greatly improve security in their organization. In this article, we highlight the five key tenants from the framework and how they could have possibly prevented FTC action and penalties.

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NISTIR 8228: Considerations for Managing Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity and Privacy Risks

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a new Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) 8228, that includes guidelines for organizations in managing IoT cybersecurity and privacy risks. The NISTIR 8228 report titled “Considerations for Managing Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity and Privacy Risks” provides organizations good insight into the IoT risks, challenges, and considerations …

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New CIS Controls Version 7.1 released

The Center for Internet Security (CIS) has released its new version 7.1 of the top 20 Critical Security Controls. The updated version includes new Implementation Groups designed to identify relevant CIS controls that are reasonable for an organization with a similar risk profile and available cybersecurity resources.

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