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NIST official says cyber framework update will be ‘light touch,’ finalized during first half of 2018

By Joshua Higgins / September 14, 2017

A National Institute of Standards and Technology official says “version 1.1” of the federal framework of cybersecurity standards will be finalized during the first half of 2018, offering “light touch” updates to help public and private organizations improve their cybersecurity.

During the Billington CyberSecurity Summit in Washington on Wednesday, Matthew Barrett, program manager for the NIST cybersecurity framework, said NIST is “moving forward” on updating the cybersecurity framework, after holding a workshop and receiving public comment on revisions which included...

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