The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is urging the Securities and Exchange Commission to avoid creating new requirements to disclose cyber risks based on the agency's 2011 voluntary guidance to industry.
The Information Technology Sector Coordinating Council called for a "comprehensive and sustained national educational and awareness campaign" to promote cybersecurity, in comments submitted this week to the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
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About four hundred people will gather in Tampa, FL, this week for two days of discussions around the National Institute of Standards and Technology's framework of cybersecurity standards – the first such workshop since the framework was released over eight months ago.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology this week is addressing the cybersecurity framework of standards as well as cyber-physical systems, while trade groups host a variety of cyber-related events.
House Republicans this week expressed optimism about action on cybersecurity legislation in the upcoming lame-duck session. Unfortunately for them, the decision to act rests with the other body and mostly with the other party.
TAMPA, FL – The National Institute of Standards and Technology is finding strong awareness of its framework of cybersecurity standards across industry, but sees a need for more work on that front and for better explanations of some aspects of the framework.
TAMPA, FL – National Institute of Standards and Technology officials today suggested dropping the phrase "conformity assessment" from the vocabulary surrounding the framework of cybersecurity standards.
TAMPA, FL — The current information-sharing landscape isn't working, industry officials argued at the National Institute of Standards and Technology's sixth workshop on its framework of cybersecurity standards.
TAMPA, FL – The question of industry "conformity" with the framework of cybersecurity standards generated animated discussions on Wednesday at the National Institute of Standards and Technology workshop here and will be the focus of a breakout session today.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology is seeking comments on a draft publication on sharing information about cyber threats.
The Information Technology Industry Council submitted comments this week to the Federal Trade Commission in response to the agency's September workshop on the impact of big data on consumers.
The New York Department of Financial Services is reviewing the cybersecurity risks posed by vendors that serve banks and other financial institutions, a move prompted in part by a recent increase in data breaches.
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A report by Space-Time Insight states that utilities "need to prepare for and prevent the possibility of attacks, and then quickly and accurately detect and respond to any attacks that do occur." The study notes that what is lacking in utility cybersecurity is a complete understanding of the multiple people, systems, and sources of data that are involved with preventing, detecting and responding to cyber attacks. "Given our reliance on their output, security complex utility networks is crucial for our functioning society," says the report, dated September 2014. "Many utilities and other organizations already possess multiple separate systems that can notify operators of physical or cyber alerts."