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cybersecurity framework function

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  One of the main components of the Framework. Functions provide the highest level of structure for organizing basic cybersecurity activities into Categories and Subcategories. The five functions are Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, and Recover.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 2