Nationwide Cybersecurity Review (NCSR) Assessment



What is the NCSR?

The NCSR is a no-cost, anonymous, annual self-assessment to help organizations improve their cybersecurity maturity. All state agencies, local governments (and departments), and educational institutions are encouraged to participate. The TN NCSR project is sponsored by the Governor’s Cybersecurity Advisory Council and led by the State CIO and CISO.


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What are the benefits?

Receive no-cost support in completing the NCSR and access to suggested corrective actions, future State and Federal funded support, and resources to improve your cybersecurity maturity. Receive metrics specific to your organization to identify gaps, prioritize next steps, and measure year-to-year progress.



What is the purpose?

The NCSR is designed to help organizations measure gaps and capabilities to identify areas for improvement in their cybersecurity maturity in alignment with the National Institute of Standards and Technology Cybersecurity Framework (NIST CSF). For additional resources, you can also visit the Center for Internet Security, Inc. (CIS®).




How do we get started?

Are you interested in participating or have questions? Contact our team at STS will provide guidance to your organization through webinars, check-ins, working sessions, and office hours. Registration in the no-cost, MS-ISAC® Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center® is highly encouraged to stay up-todate on the latest cybersecurity news.

A message from the State of Tennessee's

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Information Officer:

NCSR Kickoff Letter to Local Governments from State COO and CIO