Inside Cybersecurity

October 23, 2021

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Software group: More work needed to reach ‘consensus’ over NIST labeling criteria

By Sara Friedman / October 6, 2021

NIST’s recent consumer software labeling workshop shows more work is needed to reach a “consensus” between government and industry over what criteria should be included in a potential pilot program, according to a leading software industry association.

The Biden administration tasked the National Institute of Standards and Technology with developing criteria that could be used in two consumer cybersecurity labeling pilot programs for software and Internet of Things devices in a May executive order. NIST held a two-day...


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