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NIST offers cybersecurity framework profile for election administrators, seeks comment

By Sara Friedman / March 30, 2021

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is asking for input on a draft publication targeted at election administrators and IT professionals who manage election infrastructure, to address cybersecurity risks through the utilization of the cybersecurity framework.

“To help secure our elections, NIST has released Draft NISTIR 8310, Cybersecurity Framework Election Infrastructure Profile,” NIST said in an announcement Monday. “This Profile provides a voluntary, risk-based approach for managing cybersecurity activities and reducing cyber risk to election infrastructure. The Profile is...

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