Step 5: Assess Industry Cyber Posture and Create a Relevant Standard

Now that you have chosen your industry and you are aware of the cyber issues affecting it, it is time to identify a standard to address one of the cyber issues you identified. For example, in response to the credit card fraud in the retail industry, the bank card industry adopted the chip and PIN standard for credit cards. Using feedback you received from your instructor in previous steps, create a cybersecurity standard relevant to your chosen industry. Refer to industry-specific regulations for additional background on existing regulations.

Create a relevant standard and write a one-page summary documenting the standard and evaluating the impact it would have on your selected issues and business operations in your industry. This summary will be included in your written comments in the following step.