Many of you have might have been reading about WannaCry, Petya, NotPetya and various forms of ransom ware and cyber-attacks. Like many of you, we did so too. And were petrified about the increased rates of cyber-attacks.

However, in the last 3-4 months, few of our customers were (visibly and publicly) hit by these attacks. Their Security Operations (SecOps) teams struggled to keep up. Some customers asked us to help (re)build their Cyber security program. Some others asked us to partner with their GRC team and review their current state of cyber security programs. As we started helping our customers on their journey, We realized that it’s very difficult for them to use their existing and archaic practices to the emerging trends on cyber protection.

And of the many ways we can influence, one of the best might be show the way. To do it…

That’s’ where we started investing in, learning and implementing NIST Cybersecurity Framework controls (NIST CSF).

Various individuals from the Microsoft Azure team, Cloud Security professionals, Auditors and our Customers have been a great influence to us. Microsoft also published a great set of whitepapers, blogs and risk assessment templates available here


We definitely realize NIST CSF’s relevance across Industries – #Retail, #FinancialServices, #Government, #Travel, #Healthcare to name a few. And hope you do too.


What is NIST CSF?

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cyber Security Framework (CSF) outlines five core functions: IdentifyDetectProtectRespond and Recover that organizations should address to pro-actively manage cyber security risks to their business.

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Introducing CloudNeeti’s support in automating the NIST CSF security controls and brings together a benchmark in analyzing your Cloud Infrastructure. 

The NIST Cyber Security Framework Benchmark has several key benefits including:

Automates Industry Standard Cybersecurity Benchmark

Instead of one-size fits all, the cyber security program is tailored to meet your specific needs, risk tolerance and resources available, with the focus firmly on risk minimization.

Collaboration with your colleagues and leadership for best results

The lack of visibility of cyber security at board level and senior management is a common problem for security professionals within large organizations. This methodology promotes external and internal collaboration and buy-in. Cyber security is quickly integrated into more business functions, such as new product development and infrastructure design, meaning your business is more protected.

Continuously govern your Azure assets through monitoring and notifications

Cyber security is constantly changing. With new technology and smarter cyber criminals, this dynamic approach enables rapid evolution to keep security steps ahead of hackers. Our methodology is designed to be flexible, always keeping you on the front foot.

We believe that this industry gold standard NIST Cyber Security Framework will bring you a proactive, broad-scale and an automated approach to managing cyber risk.

Check it out yourself –

Let us know what you think…



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