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NIST framework released to widespread praise, but what happens next?

Following a solid year of intensive work, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released yesterday its "final" framework for improving critical infrastructure cybersecurity as mandated under a February 2013 executive order by President Obama. The 41-page document closely tracks, with some notable changes, the preliminary framework released by NIST in November.

Cynthia Brumfield | 13 Feb | Read more

NIST's latest cybersecurity framework reveals a lot of goodwill amidst continued criticism

After delays due to the government shutdown, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released on October 22 its latest version of a comprehensive cybersecurity framework for critical infrastructure as mandated by President Obama's February cybersecurity executive order (EO). This preliminary framework is subject to a 45-day public comment period, after which NIST will make revisions and then produce a final framework for publication in February.

Cynthia Brumfield | 24 Oct | Read more

NIST closer to critical infrastructure cybersecurity framework

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) held in San Diego last week the third of four workshops to develop a comprehensive cybersecurity framework for critical infrastructure as required under an executive order signed by President Obama on February 12, 2013. NIST's goal with the workshop was to solicit feedback from nearly five hundred attendees to generate content for the preliminary draft framework, which is due in early October.

Cynthia Brumfield | 18 Jul | Read more

NIST seeks input on cybersecurity framework

Starting tomorrow, July 10th, in San Diego, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host the third, and perhaps most important, in a series of workshops aimed at developing a voluntary comprehensive cybersecurity framework that will apply across sixteen critical infrastructure sectors.

Cynthia Brumfield | 09 Jul | Read more

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