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NIST develops draft update to cyber-security framework

Joe Mont | January 3, 2018

The National Institute of Standards and Technology, commonly known as NIST, has issued a draft update to the “Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cyber-Security,” also known as the Cybersecurity Framework.

Providing new details on managing cyber supply chain risks, clarifying key terms, and introducing measurement methods for cyber-security, the updated framework aims to further develop NIST’s voluntary guidance to organizations on reducing cyber-security risks.

The Cyber-security Framework was published in February 2014 following a collaborative process involving industry, academia and government agencies, as directed by a presidential executive order.

The goal was to develop a voluntary framework to...

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