The National Institute of Standards and Technology late Thursday posted a draft version of a request for information on industry experiences so far with the cybersecurity framework, choosing to get the document into stakeholders' hands even before it appears in the Federal Register.
Department of Homeland Security officials are discussing ways to encourage a greater focus on cybersecurity in the corporate merger and acquisition process, DHS' Suzanne Spaulding said at an American Bar Association conference on Thursday.
Industry representatives and consultants offered a mixed take on the National Institute of Standards and Technology's cybersecurity framework this week, as NIST prepared to issue a request for information seeking industry input.
The Department of Homeland Security still plans to meet with industry to continue work on fostering better cybersecurity in small- and medium-sized businesses, an agency spokesman said.
A new report finds that cybersecurity has jumped into the top five issues considered to be most critical by the electric sector, according to a survey of 576 "qualified electric industry participants" around the country, and calls for using risk-based standards such as the National Institute of Standards and Technology's cybersecurity framework to prioritize the industry's response.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology appears to have a "good start" in developing privacy engineering concepts for a fall workshop cosponsored by the International Association of Privacy Professionals, an event that could yield broad networking opportunities given its convergence with another IAPP conference, according to IAPP Chief Technology Officer Jeff Northrop.
Michigan's comprehensive approach to addressing cyber risks is an important model that could be applied in other jurisdictions, according to a lessons-learned bulletin issued by the Department of Homeland Security.
The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers expressed support for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's new proposed cybersecurity rulemaking on "vehicle-to-vehicle" communications, saying in a Monday release it paves the way for "one of the most significant advances in driving safety in this generation."
Boards of directors should become more involved in their companies' cybersecurity preparations and responses, according to a new report.
The Pentagon's chief testing official has issued new guidance on how the military should evaluate weapon systems against cyber threats.
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