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February 27, 2024

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Professional Services Council asks NIST to provide more direction on use of agency-specific parameters for protecting federal data

By Sara Friedman / January 30, 2024

The Professional Services Council is looking for clarity from the National Institute of Standards and Technology on how agencies will use “organization-defined parameters” from Special Publication 800-171, following changes made to the draft update publication based on stakeholder feedback.

“As noted in PSC’s past comments, if NIST intends for ODPs to be defined on an individual agency, or contract by contract basis, an industry participant will be required to maintain and comply with any number of unique ODPs,” PSC writes...


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