NSA's Top Ten Cybersecurity Mitigation Strategies

Abstract: NSA’s Top Ten Mitigation Strategies counter a broad range of exploitation techniques used by Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) actors. NSA’s mitigations set priorities for enterprise organizations and required measures to prevent mission impact. The mitigations also build upon the NIST Cybersecurity Framework functions to manage cybersecurity risk and promote a defense-in-depth security posture. The mitigation strategies are ranked by effectiveness against known APT tactics. Additional strategies and best practices will be required to mitigate the occurrence of new tactics.

Date Published:

Last Reviewed: 21 February 2018

Identifier: CFS U/OO/122630-18

Dissemination Control: N/A

Length: 2 page(s)

Format: pdf

Type: Reference/Overview; Factsheet

Tags: Mitigations; Exploitation; National Institute of Standards and Technology - NIST