As security leaders gain increasing responsibility for cybersecurity, Security columnist Steven Chabinsky – global chair of the Data, Privacy and Cyber Security practice at White & Case LLP, an international law firm, and former Deputy Assistant Director of the FBI’s Cyber Division – guides enterprise security executives through cybersecurity standards, frameworks, risks and management techniques.
Something potentially groundbreaking is happening in New York, and its impact is being felt globally. Still, if you’re not in the financial services industry, and specifically regulated by the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), you may have missed it. What is this change? In short, it’s the first of what may become a wave of stringent state cybersecurity regulations that impose “minimum standards” on industry.
Paul McCartney wrote “The Long and Winding Road” while the Beatles were in the throes of dissent and months away from breaking up. Listening now to the song’s yearning lyrics and plaintive melody, is it possible that Sir Paul actually anticipated the NIST Cybersecurity Framework’s Recover function, and was imagining the category titled Recovery Planning?
Mike Tyson notably said, “Everyone has a plan ‘till they get punched in the mouth.” So, how do you ensure the same doesn’t hold true for your company’s incident response plan when a real breach occurs? Enter the NIST Framework category titled Mitigation.
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