Sunday, July 05, 2015

Privacy imperative: balance sector-specific standards with global requirements

Privacy protections in upcoming cybersecurity standards will have to be general enough to apply to various industry sectors but sufficiently prescriptive to conform with existing international requirements. This balancing act will pose a major challenge for industry and government officials meeting this week in Dallas to draft cybersecurity measures under an Obama executive order that assigns a high priority for protecting personally identifiable information (PII).

A draft framework for cybersecurity standards released on Aug. 28 by the National Institute of . . . is subscription-based. There are two ways to access this content.

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