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The National Institute of Standards and Technology will release for public comment this fall a second draft of “version 1.1” of the federal framework of cybersecurity standards, responding to industry concerns about measuring effective use of the standards and supply-chain risk management.

The House Homeland Security Committee will be marking up a series of bills on Wednesday, including a long-awaited proposal on establishing a cybersecurity agency within the Department of Homeland Security.

The Department of Homeland Security will rely on longstanding metrics and measurements under the Federal Information Security Modernization Act to judge the adequacy of plans recently developed by federal agencies for using the National Institute of Standards and Technology's framework of cybersecurity standards, as required by President Trump's executive order on cybersecurity.

A National Telecommunications and Information Administration public-private “multistakeholder” process has completed a guidance that Internet of Things manufacturers can use to communicate cybersecurity and privacy capabilities to consumers.