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October 23, 2021

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NIST seeks input on updated framework for secure software development to fulfill Biden EO requirement

By Sara Friedman / September 30, 2021

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a new version of its Secure Software Development Framework for public comment, under a requirement in President Biden’s May cyber executive order focused on securing government networks.

The framework, labeled as Version 1.1 of Special Publication 800-218, incorporates stakeholder feedback from a June workshop held by NIST addressing software security aspects in Section 4 of Executive Order 14028, “Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity.”

“Draft SP 800-218 recommends a set...

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