NIST Cybersecurity Compliance and CSF Controls

Sepio and NIST, National Institute of Standards, Cybersecurity Framework Compliance

Sepio and NIST Cybersecurity Framework Compliance

Sepio is adopting the National Institute of Standards, NIST Cybersecurity Framework – policies, standards, guidelines, and best practices to reduce and manage cybersecurity asset risk for enterprises and organizations.

Sepio’s solution offers proactive identification and detection of both known and shadow devices in the network and 100% asset visibility. Sepio protects your enterprise and elevates your cybersecurity posture.

NIST framework adoption and IT secure networks

NIST framework adoption and IT secure networks

Organizations struggle with uncontrolled cybersecurity risk because they are unable to protect and secure their networks and assets from IT devices that they cannot see.

Sepio’s asset risk management solution is NIST compliant and provides enterprises the asset visibility needed to fulfill many of the CSF controls.

Sepio supports and strengthens enterprises and organizations’ overall cyber security efforts. We utilize Layer 1 data to accurately detect and identify all IT/OT/IoT assets on USB and network interfaces. With Sepio’s solution,  no device or asset goes undetected, whether it is managed, unmanaged or hidden.

NIST Cybersecurity Framework

Sepio’s compliance with the framework enables NIST CFS controls

Quotidian, traffic-based security solutions fail to cover Layer 1 (the Physical Layer of the OSI model). This results in an inaccurate asset inventory, unaccounted-for vulnerabilities, and unidentified risks, all of which hinder further cybersecurity efforts. The lack of visibility into Layer 1 means alignment with NIST CSF controls is limited, and many of the controls cannot be met. Naturally, the enterprise suffers from inadequate cybersecurity and resilience capabilities, which ultimately puts it at risk.

Sepio’s solution fulfill many of the CSF controls:


  • Identify: Sepio detects and identifies all IT, IoT, and OT assets and devices. We utilize multiple layer 1 parameters and machine learning to detect any device, managed, unmanaged, or hidden. Sepio’s solution provides 100% asset visibility and complete cyber security asset management.
  • Protect: Sepio meets the CPS control of risk scoring of vulnerable devices to ensure risk management and that critical infrastructure services are delivered. Sepio uses Hardware Access Control and Zero Trust Hardware Access (ZTHA). Our solution enhances and automates policy enforcement, preventing unauthorized devices from gaining access and causing disruptions to critical operations.
  • Detect: Identifying all devices makes it possible to define how cybersecurity events are identified. Sepio’s solution identifies anomalies in a device’s ID and digital fingerprint in real time. It detects malicious and rogue devices or those which breach the pre-defined policies established by the system administrator.
  • Respond: See all assets and accurately manage cyber asset risk by applying cybersecurity control measures when an event is detected.

Find out how you can achieve 100% visibility, using Physical Layer (L1) as the new data source.

Sepio’s solution generates a physical layer fingerprint vector for every connected device, based on multiple L1 parameters, which is then analyzed by our ML-based algorithm resulting in a new visibility level never available before.