Inside Cybersecurity

July 27, 2021

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Challenges await in finding consensus around software security guidance under cyber EO

By Sara Friedman / June 14, 2021

Reaching a consensus on NIST’s work to define “critical software” and other requirements in a recent executive order will be a challenging task, requiring input from a wide range of stakeholders including the Food and Drug Administration, four National Labs, the energy sector and trade associations.

More than 150 organizations submitted “position papers” to the National Institute of Standards and Technology, providing feedback that the agency used to put together an agenda for a June 2-3 workshop.

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