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House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul's (R-TX) legislation to reorganize Department of Homeland Security cyber functions is moving toward committee action, while various panels are examining the always complicated issue of cyber deterrence.

Waterfall Security is urging the National Institute of Standards and Technology to revise its framework of cybersecurity standards to emphasize the differences in cyber and physical threats to critical infrastructure, an issue that has become more pronounced with the emerging Internet of Things, according to the firm.

The group charged with developing standards for information sharing and analysis organizations will begin reviewing feedback on draft ISAO guides in May, and roll out new “outreach and support opportunities” over the next months.

A draft cybersecurity executive order circulating among industry groups reflects the Trump administration's latest thinking on botnets, boosting a cyber workforce and developing a strategy for international cooperation, among other issues related to protecting the nation's critical infrastructure from cyber attacks.