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National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, Data Integrity: Detecting and Responding to Ransomware and Other Destructive Events (NIST Special Publication 1800-26) (Dec. 8, 2020) (full-text).


SP 1800-26 comprises the following volumes:

  • SP 1800-26B: Approach, Architecture, and Security Characteristics (full-text).

The complete guide can be download at (full-text).

This series of practice guides focuses on data integrity (DI): the property that data has not been altered in an unauthorized manner. Data integrity covers data in storage, during processing, and while in transit.

The goals of this NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide are to help organizations confidently: