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February 27, 2024

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CISA seeks input on potential assessment tool for state, local governments to help with developing cyber plans

By Sara Friedman / December 4, 2023

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is launching an assessment tool based on the NIST cybersecurity framework and security controls developed by the Center for Internet Security to help state and local governments in the initial stage of developing a cybersecurity plan evaluate their progress.

“The purpose of the Foundational Cybersecurity Assessment is to guide State, Local, Territorial, and Tribal (SLTT) entities through the first 12-18 months of their cybersecurity plan development,” CISA says in an information collection and request...

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