NIST releases cybersecurity framework guidance in support of cyber EO

Federal Times: New draft guidance from the National Institute of Standards and Technology has been released to offer federal agencies best practices in support of President Trump’s May 11 executive order on strengthening cybersecurity.

NIST Interagency Report 8179, “The Cybersecurity Framework: Implementation Guidance for Federal Agencies,” outlines ways agencies can comply with the new mandate stating they must implement a NIST-developed framework for securing federal networks and critical infrastructure.

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