NIST releases final voluntary cybersecurity framework

Patrick Ouellette reports:

Following months of feedback and different tweaks, the National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST) has finally issued its voluntary cybersecurity framework. The release completes the year-long NIST public-private effort and a key part of the Executive Order on “Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity” that President Obama announced in the 2013 State of the Union.

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