Cybersecurity Standards List: What To Know? Cybersecurity guidelines are best-practice lists created by professionals to defend cyber risks organizations.
Standards and structures for cybersecurity are usable to all organizations regardless of scale, sector, or industry.
Further, this defines the general requirements for compliance with cyber protection. Moreover, which forms the foundation of every cybersecurity policy.
DFARS (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement)
The DFARS is a special FAR complement for DD (Department of Defense) (Federal Acquisition Regulation). It includes procurement guidelines unique to the DoD.
Besides, Federal procurement officers, consultants and subcontractors must apply the DFARS laws working with DoD.
Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)
The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) is a federal statute of the United States, incorporated as Title III of the 2002 Federal Information Security Management Act.
In the federal agencies, they set the NIST and the OMB FISMA up for improving information security (Office of Management and Budget).
It involves the introduction by federal agencies of information security programs. Further, including information supplied or maintained by other agencies or contractors. Hence, to protect the secrecy, credibility, and functionality of their information and IT programs.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
The HIPAA, also known as the Kennedy–Kassebaum Act, is a legislative Act enacted in 1996. The Federal Government passed the HIPAA legislation in 1996.
It aims at making it more convenient for individuals to maintain their health care while moving jobs. Besides, maintaining health record confidentiality and security, and allowing the medical sector to track its operating costs.
ISO 22301:2012 presents a system of best practice for applying an integrated BCMS (business continuity management system).
This encourages companies, if an event occurs, to mitigate business disruptions and continue working.
The international standard ISO 27001 defines the ISMS specifications (information security management system).
They structure the basic to support enterprises, coherent and cost-effective, in maintaining security activities in one place.
ISO 27002 is the ISO 27001 complementary standard. Organizations cannot certify as ISO 27002. However, the standard recognizes ISO 27001 by offering recommendations of best practices. Moreover, on the application of the controls specified in Annex A to the standard.
ISO 27031 offers a system of strategies and procedures to enhance the ICT preparation of an enterprise in order to ensure continuity of operation.
With ISO 27031 will assist organizations, in their protection in case of a scheduled incident, to consider the risks to ICT facilities.
ISO 27701 lays out the PIMS (Information Privacy Management System) specifications based on the ISO 27001 requirements.
A variety of privacy standards, control aims, and controls are applicable for this reason.
ISO 27701 organizations will expand their compliance efforts to cover data security protection by using ISO 27001. ISO 27701
This will show compliance with the CCPA and EU GDPR data security laws.
NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF)
The NIST CSF is a voluntary mechanism specifically to address and mitigate cybersecurity threats. Certainly, based on current best practices for sensitive infrastructure entities.
The NIST CSF has, however, proved to be sufficiently open for non-US and uncritical infrastructure organizations to incorporate as well.