NIST compliance is a key strategy for managing security risks and protecting sensitive data—especially for organizations working with the government or bidding for defense contracts.
In this article, we’ll define NIST and explain why it’s important, who is required to follow it, and what the best practices are for compliance. By the end, you will have a clear understanding of:
- The three main NIST security frameworks
- How they compare to other popular security standards
- What will it cost to invest in NIST compliance