November 19, 2019
Security firm presses NIST on differences of cyber-physical threats in framework update
Waterfall Security is urging the National Institute of Standards and Technology to revise its framework of cybersecurity standards to emphasize the differences in cyber and physical threats to critical infrastructure, an issue that has become more pronounced with the emerging Internet of Things, according to the firm.
“The framework is confusing when applied to cybersecurity for critical physical infrastructure,” the firm argues in written comments to NIST. “In critical physical infrastructures, the Core Functions of Identify and Protect are...