Anybody have an opinion on the NIST’s new, improved ways of beefing up cybersecurity?
The National Institute of Standards and Technology is seeking feedback on how its “Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity” is being used.
Developed in response to a February 2013 executive order, the framework consists of standards and processes “that align policy, business, and technological approaches to address cyber risks.” After a year-long open process, the framework was released Feb. 12, 2014.
In the request for information, NIST is asking specific questions about:
Comments on the framework are due by Feb. 9, 2016.
In addition to looking for ways to improve cybersecurity, researchers at NIST are constantly working on other cool stuff. For example, NIST recently announced that it is trying to develop contactless fingerprint technology and also awarded $30,000 to the winner of an application development contest.
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