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Definition: CSF

(Cyber Security Framework) A self-assessment of an organization's total security preparedness from the National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST). Covering two dozen categories (more than 100 subcategories) along with references and guidelines, the following five-step CSF is the primary procedure for resolving all cybersecurity problems. See C2M2.

1. Identify
2. Protect
3. Detect
4. Respond
5. Recover