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December 1, 2021

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Locascio, NIST director nominee, emphasizes continuing work on cyber deliverables from May executive order

By Sara Friedman / October 21, 2021

Laurie Locascio at her confirmation hearing for NIST director said carrying out tasks in President Biden’s May cybersecurity executive order is a priority for the agency, along with ensuring “excellence” in standards development for manufacturing and artificial intelligence.

When it comes to the EO, Locascio said Wednesday, “There are a lot of tasks outlined in that particular executive order that are important for NIST, and as I understand it, NIST is already producing and delivering on the goals of that...

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