NIST CSF and it’s Benefits

NIST Cybersecurity Framework is a voluntary framework that consists of standards, guidelines, and best practices to manage cybersecurity-related risk. 

The main purpose of NIST CSF is “Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity,”

The Cybersecurity Framework’s prioritized, flexible and cost-effective approach helps promote the protection and resilience of critical infrastructure.

The salient features of NIST cybersecurity Framework are:

Who needs to comply to NIST CSF?

Entities like SaaS,  Financial services, Educational & Research institutions, Healthcare, Consulting companies, and Service providers will have an elevated security posture if they comply with the requirements of NIST CSF


Financial Services

Educational & Research Institutions


Consulting Companies

NIST CSF Overview

The NIST CSF consists of three parts: The Framework Corethe Framework Profile, and the Framework Implementation Tiers

NIST Framework

NIST CSF Implementation - Methodology

How will Accorian help?

Accorian Deliverables:

Accorian will provide you with a detailed analysis of how an organization’s information security program compares to the NIST Cyber Security Framework:

Executive Summary Report

A high-level report summarizing scope, methodology, and approach

Detailed Assessment Report

Summarizing the observations/findings. Assigning maturity level scores to the functions (Identify, protect, detect, respond, recover). Deriving the overall maturity posture of the organization.

Corrective Action Plan

A roadmap facilitating immediate remedial actions (including short-term recommendations) to improve the effectiveness for each gap, finding, or observation

Detailed Work Papers

Detailed work papers for each phase including supporting documentation for the work performed and conclusions reached, as well as any reports or documentation generated during the assessment

The Accorian Advantage

Accorian’s cybersecurity and compliance teams bring a wealth of experience to help navigate organizations through their information security journey. Our hands-on, white-glove approach combined with a goal-oriented, proven methodology brings both fiscal value and expertise to each of our clients. The facts speak for themselves.

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