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Interpreting the new NIST Cybersecurity Framework

Jaclyn Jaeger | May 1, 2018

The National Institute of Standards and Technology recently published the first-ever update to its widely adopted Cybersecurity Framework, implementing significant revisions that all sectors can benefit from as they look to improve their cyber-security efforts.

NIST first published its voluntary Cybersecurity Framework in February 2014 in response to an executive order issued by the Obama Administration. At the time, the focus of the framework was on 16 critical infrastructure sectors—such as financial services, energy, transportation, communications, and defense. But it has since been widely embraced by all sectors as a useful yardstick against which companies can measure their cyber-security practices relative to the threats they face.

On April 16, NIST published Cybersecurity Framework version 1.1, incorporating feedback...

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