4 Things to Know About Updated NIST 800-53 Standards

4 Things to Know About Updated NIST 800-53 Standards

[author: Matt Kelly]


In September 2020 the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) unveiled the fifth version of its cybersecurity standard formally known as SP 800-53, “Security and Privacy Controls for Information Systems and Organizations.”


Expanding privacy laws, the global pandemic and mass migration to remote work have spawned a host of new security threats. Companies that embrace NIST 800-53 r5 will be better positioned to mitigate the risks that these threats pose to their business and suppliers.


Included in this white paper:


- How NIST 800-53 r5 can make your business more resilient while simplifying compliance


- New elements of NIST 800-53 r5 including supply chain management and privacy


- Addressing compliance gaps in your organization...


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NAVEX GLOBAL | PROTECTING YOUR PEOPLE, REPUTATION AND BOTTOM LINEWHITEPAPER4 Things to Know About Updated NIST 800-53 StandardsIn September 2020 the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) unveiled the fifth version of its cybersecurity standard formally known as SP 800-53, “Security and Privacy Controls for Information Systems and Organizations.”Don’t let the “Version 5” part of the standard fool you. Previous incarnations of 800-53 had been the cybersecurity framework required to do business with U.S. government agencies. Version 5 is a profound departure from that idea — it’s meant to be a standard that all organizations should embrace, regardless of whether they are U.S. government contractors.Version 5 is a significant overhaul of 800-53 in several ways. It will force businesses to pay more heed to their own supply chains, but also give businesses more freedom to design security and vendor risk management systems that make the most sense for their operations.At a practical level, 800-53 is also something business ..