The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is a non-regulatory federal agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce. NIST's mission is to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve our quality of life. NIST promotes their mission by developing special publications that are devoted to specific information security topic.
At Schneider Downs we have experience advising our clients using NIST guidance and frameworks such as:
We begin our assessment by working closely with you to understand your business processes in order to understand the NIST special publication that best pertains to your organization . We will work with and interview key individuals within the business and information technology services responsible for compliance with the NIST special publication. We will evaluate your compliance with all control requirements through review of documentation supporting the operating effectiveness of controls. When our evaluation is complete, we will provide your organization with a detailed compliance assessment report outlining corrective action plans with a detailed roadmap for achieving NIST compliance.
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