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September 17, 2021

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NIST seeks position papers on consumer software criteria ahead of labeling workshop

By Sara Friedman / July 28, 2021

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued a call for position papers on consumer software labeling in advance of a two-day September workshop, as the agency moves to launch pilot programs on software development and Internet of Things security under President Biden’s May cybersecurity executive order.

The executive order’s Section 4, “Enhancing Software Supply Chain Security,” directs NIST to establish two pilot programs “to educate the public on the cybersecurity capabilities of Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices and software...

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