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Cybersecurity Framework: What’s Next?

Assessing Whether Voluntary Approach to the Cybersecurity Framework Will Prove Viable
By , February 14, 2014. Follow Jeffrey @gen_sec

Now that the cybersecurity framework has been released, security experts are pondering whether the voluntary approach to following the guidance might eventually need to be replaced by some sort of mandate.

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NIST Releases Cybersecurity Framework

Voluntary Cybersecurity Guide for Critical Infrastructure Sectors
By , February 12, 2014. Follow Jeffrey @gen_sec

NIST Releases Cybersecurity FrameworkNIST Releases Cybersecurity FrameworkThe National Institute of Standards and Technology has unveiled its long-awaited cybersecurity framework, which provides best practices for voluntary use in all critical infrastructure sectors,

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NIST Review Won’t Disrupt Work with NSA

NIST Cyber Leader: ‘We’re Being a Little More Cautious’
By , November 5, 2013. Follow Eric @GovInfoSecurity

The National Institute of Standards and Technology continues to collaborate with the National Security Agency on its IT security guidance even as NIST investigates whether the spy agency meddled with one of its special publications.

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Size is No Longer a Viable Cybersecurity Plan… If it Ever Was

Why companies need a more forward-looking approach to cybersecurity

By Neil Amato     |     October 23 2013

Not so long ago, computer hackers focused mainly on organisations that had the most to offer. They followed the money, trying to breach big companies and access cash, sensitive data or intellectual property.

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NIST Revising Smart-Grid Guidance Adressing Vulnerabilities

Updates to Address New Vulnerabilities, Privacy Threats
By , November 4, 2013. Follow Eric @GovInfoSecurity

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is revising its smart-grid guidance to address technological and policy changes over the past three years that have made the grid more susceptible to vulnerabilities and threatened utility customers’

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NIST to Review Crypto Guidance Methods

NIST Seeks to Rebuild Trust with IT Security Community
By , November 2, 2013. Follow Eric @GovInfoSecurity

Noting that its integrity has been questioned, the National Institute of Standards and Technology has launched a formal review on how it develops cryptographic standards because of concerns that the National Security Agency might have corrupted its cryptography guidance.

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Industry Execs Join Obama to talk NIST Infrastructure Cybersecurity

Symantec, Lockheed, MasterCard execs among those invited to talk cybersecurity with Obama

October 29, 2013   |   Inside Cybersecurity

Top executives from Symantec, Lockheed Martin, MasterCard and Bank of America were among those invited to the White House today to talk cybersecurity with President Obama.

The subject of the meeting,

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NIST Addresses Infrastructure Security Shortcomings

NIST debuts preliminary framework for securing critical infrastructure

    |    October 23, 2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has introduced a preliminary cyber security framework to help companies thwart critical infrastructure attacks.

Released Tuesday,

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Cybersecurity Standards Framework: Almost There…

Officials describe upcoming push to complete cybersecurity framework, next steps in process

Posted: October 22, 2013 – From Inside Cybersecurity

Federal officials today explained the changes reflected in the just-released preliminary framework of cybersecurity standards, set the stage for final tweaks to the document —

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NIST: Framework Getting Back on Track

NIST Final Cybersecurity Best Practices Guide Still Slated for February
By , October 18, 2013. Follow Eric @GovInfoSecurity

The partial federal government shutdown caused the National Institute of Standards and Technology to miss the Oct. 10 deadline for publishing a preliminary version of the cybersecurity framework.

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