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August 14, 2022

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NIST seeks comments on controlled unclassified information publications ahead of formal update process

By Sara Friedman / July 20, 2022

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued a pre-draft call for comments on four publications that explain how to protect the confidentiality of sensitive government data held on nonfederal systems, which are critical to the Pentagon’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program.

The agency plans to start with NIST Special Publication 800-171, Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Systems and Organizations, and is asking for “feedback from interested parties to improve the publication and its supporting publications, ...

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