NIST CSF Templates for Architects

What is the NIST CSF? Developed by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology, NIST is a cybersecurity framework used to document and improve security risk management.

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NIST for Enterprise Architects and Security Architects

Identify Vulnerabilities with NIST Vulnerability Database
Query your applications against the NIST Vulnerability Database API.
This vulnerability data an be presented as a catalog and used for analysis of how vulnerabilities impact your systems and architectures.

Build a Cybersecurity Summary
Evaluate NIST CSF categories and subcategories for your business, building an overview of how to manage cybersecurity risk

Visualize & Communicate Cybersecurity with NIST
Communicate cybersecurity requirements and objectives using catalogs and lists, diagrams, tree views, graph views, charts, and metrics

Conduct Gap Analysis
Track your cybersecurity journey and monitor progress from your Current State to Target State


NIST is used across wide range of industries, including government, healthcare, finance, and energy.

Gartner has estimated that over 50% of organizations use NIST.

NIST Framework Assessment for Architects

No customization or configuration needed before or after delivery to support NIST CSF.

  • Out-of-the-box functionality for the NIST CSF Components: Core, Tiers and Profile for managing and communicating about risk and security
  • Integrate existing company cybersecurity data from Excel, Visio, SharePoint and via API into the NIST CSF framework
  • Set up a vulnerability catalog for your business by syncing with the NIST National Vulnerability Database. Log attributes like Severity and Base Score Metrics, with the vulnerabilities attached to the relevant applications
  • Easily extend or adapt the NIST Cybersecurity framework and draw from 100+ other frameworks available in ABACUS
NIST Assessment Tool Software

NIST CSF dashboard in the ABACUS architecture tool


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