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December 2, 2023

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NIST releases draft guidance for data classification best practices

By Jacob Livesay / November 17, 2023

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is seeking comments on a draft publication proposing steps for organizations to classify and protect their data, as part of an ongoing project on implementing best practices for data management.

The guidance from the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence “defines basic terminology and explains fundamental concepts in data classification so there is a common language for all to use,” as well as helping organizations increase efficiency by implementing data classification considerations in...


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