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U.S. Telecom calls for industry initiative on ‘consensus’ cyber framework metrics

April 13, 2017 |
Joshua Higgins
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The United States Telecom Association is urging the National Institute of Standards and Technology to initiate a new industry-led collaboration that would develop a “broad consensus” around how to measure the effectiveness of the federal framework of cybersecurity standards.

The process would mirror the 2013-2014 government-industry collaboration that led to “version 1.0” of the framework, which attracted extensive participation from major trade associations representing the critical infrastructure sectors and others.

U.S. Telecom, a key player in that process, proposed the...

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