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December 3, 2023

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Critical infrastructure advisory panel recommends establishing mandatory cyber standards using outcome-based approach

By Sara Friedman / March 15, 2023

The National Infrastructure Advisory Council has approved a report calling for mandatory cyber standards that go across critical infrastructure sectors and are outcome-based to allow for flexibility in implementation.

The report addresses several cross-cutting policy challenges that impact critical infrastructure and finds voluntary standards are not enough to achieve the necessary security needs. The council approved the report at a Tuesday meeting following an overview from NIAC member Craig Glazer of electric transmission company PJM and deliberation among NIAC members....

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