Industry resources to help organizations elevate their cyber maturity and resiliency.
Understanding and managing cyber risk is a critical element of business success. In addition to its Platform for assessing, managing, and auditing cyber risk, Cybernance offers links to key resources that can help organizations elevate their cyber maturity and resilience.
Infosec Institute equips cybersecurity professionals across the world with the knowledge needed to keep their skills sharp, mitigate business risk and achieve their career goals. They recommend 8 best practices to improve resilience: planning, comprehensive risk assessment (e.g, NIST CSF), technology infrastructure controls, strong policies and procedures, vulnerability testing, employee awareness, an educated workforce, and dedicated security leadership.
To decrease cybersecurity risks and protect yourself online, CISA offers the following resources to share in your communities and with your stakeholders. These tools are not only valuable during Cybersecurity Awareness Month but throughout the year. Information and resources are provided on a variety of relevant topics, including telework, cybersecurity assessments, security awareness and best practices, and mitigating risk to critical infrastructure.
The Cyber Security Framework (CSF) was developed and is maintained by the National institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). “The Framework is voluntary guidance, based on existing standards, guidelines, and practices for organizations to better manage and reduce cybersecurity risk. In addition to helping organizations manage and reduce risks, it was designed to foster risk and cybersecurity management communications amongst both internal and external organizational stakeholders.”
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) developed the Cybersecurity Assessment Tool (CAT) to help financial institutions identify risks and determine their cybersecurity preparedness. The CAT provides a repeatable and measurable process for financial institutions to measure their cybersecurity preparedness over time. FFIEC offers resources that can help management and directors of financial institutions understand supervisory expectations, increase awareness of cybersecurity risks, and assess and mitigate the risks facing their institutions.