Framework Function 1: Identify

Framework function 1:  IdentifyIdentify (ID):  Develop the organizational understanding to manage cybersecurity risk to systems, assets, data, and capabilities.

The activities in the Identify Function are foundational for effective use of the Framework. Understanding the business context, the resources that support critical functions, and the related cybersecurity risks enables an organization to focus and prioritize its efforts, consistent with its risk management strategy and business needs.

Identify Categories and Unique Identifiers:

  • Asset Management (ID.AM)
  • Business Environment (ID.BE)
  • Governance (ID.GV)
  • Risk Assessment (ID.RA)
  • Risk Management Strategy (IS.RM)