Despite the overwhelming praise the NIST cybersecurity framework has received, only 29% of Tenable Network Security survey respondents have adopted the framework. The security company cited the lack of a regulatory mandate as one reason for the low implementation rate.

Seventy percent of survey respondents approved of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity as an industry best practice, but more than 50% of current and future adopters said the level of investment needed in order to fully conform with the framework was high.


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Roy Urrico

Roy W. Urrico specializes in articles about financial technology and services for Credit Union Times, as well as ghostwriting, copywriting, and case studies. Also: writer/editor of a semi-annual newsletter for Association for Financial Technology since 1997 and history projects funded by the U.S Interior Department, National Park Service and Warren County (N.Y.).

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