Join Brian in a discussion on the NIST Cybersecurity Framework with Karen Waltermire, Cybersecurity Engineer with NIST and Harry Perper Dept Chief Engineer with The MITRE Corporation.

Under the parent organization NIST, the NCCOE (National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence) accelerates businesses' adoption of standards-based, advanced security technologies. They consult with IT security professionals and other leaders to identify their most pressing cybersecurity issues so they may develop new and evolve current support programs for SMB’.

The NCCOE are a resource that encompasses all areas of building a cybersecurity framework from IT asset management and architecture to the development and recruitment of cybersecurity support staff.

Get involved….They are looking for input and collaboration with IT Service Providers. What are you facing in the field and on the front lines? Is there an area where you would like to see additional support materials? Do you have any feedback on the current resources available? Or would you be interested in collaboration on future projects? Contact them at and click on the ‘Contact Us’ link at the bottom of the page.