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Understand the CIA Triad Recently, the 23 NYCRR 500 regulation adopted by the New York State Department of Financial Services mandated that covered entities must maintain a cybersecurity program designed to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the covered entity’s information systems. What does that mean exactly? Well, to start, it means we should discuss the CIA Triad. The CIA Triad is an information security concept that consists of three core principles: 1. confidentiality; 2. integrity; and 3. availability. These core principles become foundational components of information security policy, strategy and solutions. Cybersecurity professionals and executives responsible for the oversight of cybersecurity programs should have a deep understanding and appreciation for each of the three core principles.

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joe yetto President, TAG Solutions

Ultimately, all vulnerabilities and risks should be evaluated based on the threat they pose to one or more of the CIA Triad core principles. In addition, all security controls, or countermeasures, should be evaluated on how well they address the core principles of the CIA Triad. Let’s explore each core principle in more detail.

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