Understand framework to better protect your critical infrastructure assets

If you operate a critical infrastructure, you face a double challenge: defending your business against attacks while trying to understand the very thing that could help you — the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework.

Critical infrastructure security services from IBM® are designed to educate you on the details and help you align your cyber security operation with this US government-ordered framework.

Our services provide

Stakeholder education

Help your key stakeholders understand the NIST Cybersecurity Framework

Maturity assessment

Review your security maturity against the guidelines, best practices and international standards in the framework


Uncover the appropriate, cost-effective next steps for high-risk areas

Plan development

Prioritized mitigation strategy and plans help guide and enhance your security program

Our solution helps


a sustainable methodology for assessing and planning your industrial controls security


industry and NIST cyber security framework standards better


whether implementing changes to attain a higher tier is necessary—and how it may affect your business


self-assessments to enable your organization to prioritize actions

Understand the issues

Managed services for identity and access management

Enhance data security and standardize access management processes.

Understand the options

Building a Security Operations Center

Learn how to optimize your security intelligence to better safeguard your business from threats.

Security incident response plan that actually works

Every organization needs a formal, documented Computer Security Incident Response Plan (CSIRP). Learn how to do it right.