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September 17, 2021

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NIST publishes ransomware risk management profile to provide guidance on securing networks

By Sara Friedman / September 9, 2021

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released the second draft of a ransomware publication that provides organizations with security measures they can undertake to prepare, detect and recover from attacks, by utilizing the NIST cybersecurity framework.

“This Ransomware Profile identifies the Cybersecurity Framework Version 1.1 security objectives that support preventing, responding to, and recovering from ransomware events,” NIST said in the publication released Wednesday. “The profile can be used as a guide to managing the risk of...

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