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May 19, 2024

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Pentagon issues ‘class deviation’ to address anticipated May update for NIST CUI publication

By Sara Friedman / May 7, 2024

SAN FRANCISCO. The Defense Department will continue to direct contractors to follow requirements in the current version of NIST Special Publication 800-171 under a “class deviation,” amid the anticipated release this month of an update to the foundational controlled unclassified information publication.

The class deviation was put out on May 2 to “alleviate some of the stresses” of NIST updating 800-171, according to Stacy Bostjanick, chief of defense industrial base cybersecurity at the Office of the DoD Chief Information Officer....

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