Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity

In our article, A Need to Know Basis, we discussed the security breach that occurred at Twitter in November 2019. Twitter failed to implement basic security protocols, such as least-privilege. We also discussed how small and medium sized businesses can learn from Twitter’s mistakes. The social media giant failed to implement restrictions on removable storage devices, did not set up alerts when critical or sensitive data was accessed, and did not restrict access to sensitive data to only the users that needed it to perform core job functions. All of these best practices are outlined in the NIST Framework for …