Date Published: February 2020
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Since the release of the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (NIST Cybersecurity Framework) and its companion, Roadmap for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity in 2014, NIST has researched industry practices in cyber supply chain risk management (C-SCRM) through engagement with industry leaders.
This publication is based on: an analysis of interviews with companies in 2015 and 2019, which led to the development of 24 case studies; prior NIST research in cyber supply chain risk management; and a number of standards and industry best practices documents. NISTIR 8276 is intended to provide a high-level summary of practices deemed by subject matter experts to be foundational to an effective cyber supply chain risk management program.
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Keywords best practices; cyber supply chain risk management; C-SCRM; external dependency management; information and communication technology supply chain risk management; ICT SCRM; key practices; risk management; supplier; supply chain; supply chain assurance; supply chain risk; supply chain risk assessment; supply chain risk management; supply chain security; third-party risk management