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NIST's updated 'roadmap' for cybersecurity framework launches review of metrics

December 07, 2017 |
Rick Weber
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The National Institute of Standards and Technology has committed to examining the use of metrics for assessing the effectiveness of cybersecurity measures as part of a proposed update to its “roadmap” document accompanying draft revisions to the NIST voluntary framework of cybersecurity standards.

“NIST is initiating a cybersecurity measurement program focusing on aligning technical measures to determine effect on high-level organizational objectives, as well as to support decision making by senior executives and oversight by boards of directors,” according to...

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