On June 20, 2019, the Small Business Association of Michigan launched the SBAM Security Assessment tool for SBAM members to assist them in taking the first step into aligning their businesses to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework for Small Businesses. First developed in 2014, the National Institute for Standards and Technology instituted this framework for the agencies of our federal government to operate under a standardized set of policies and procedures that are both operational and consistent for implementation. As a voluntary practice for small businesses, this standardized framework provides small business owners a playbook to help better secure their people, their data, and their assets. The assessment is the first best step in the first category within the framework: Identify.
Just two steps to taking the first best step:
- Log in or sign up to become a member and start the journey at www.SBAM.org/cybersecure