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House draft bill would require NIST to 'audit' federal use of cyber framework

By Rick Weber Ryan Prete / February 24, 2017

Draft legislation circulated by the House Science Committee would establish a central role for the National Institute of Standards and Technology in assessing the adequacy of cybersecurity measures by federal agencies, as well as in leading a government-industry process to develop ways of measuring the effectiveness of using the voluntary framework of cyber standards issued by NIST three years ago.

The draft bill is making the rounds in anticipation of a possible markup by the full committee, while prompting initial...


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