Leveraging NIST Frameworks to Build Comprehensive Cybersecurity Programs presented at CISOatlanta 2015

by Ron Ross ,

Summary : As a result of an executive order by President Obama in 2013, NIST developed a new voluntary cybersecurity framework to increase the security of U.S. critical infrastructure organizations. As the leader of the FISMA Implementation Project and principal author of the federal Risk Management Framework, Ron Ross will discuss how modern cyberthreats guided the development of both frameworks and how CISOs can leverage NIST guidelines to build comprehensive cybersecurity programs. Ross will also discuss the concept of TACIT security and the
importance of conducting criticality analyses for organizational assets, managing information systems and networks, and integrating cybersecurity into key organizational processes.