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Comm sector hits back on NIST plan for 'metrics' in draft update to cyber framework

May 18, 2017 |
Rick Weber
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GAITHERSBURG, MD – The communications sector provided a thorough and full-throated rebuttal to the National Institute of Standards and Technology's proposal for the use of “metrics” in its draft update to the framework of cybersecurity standards, arguing the plan would deflect from ongoing efforts to promote broader use of the framework throughout the industry.

Industry officials urged NIST to dramatically rewrite the section of the draft update on metrics to simplify it and offer some specific use-case studies that can...

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