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NIST Holds Last Workshop Before Cybersecurity Framework Becomes Final

CYBERSECURITY—U.S.

November 20, 2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology held its fifth workshop on President Barack Obama’s executive order for a cybersecurity framework, the last before the framework is due to be finalized in February, Computerworld reports. The workshop was intended to solicit feedback from stakeholders. While many expressed enthusiasm about the swiftness with which the framework has moved from concept to model, there are still questions on how to apply the framework and what adoption will look like. “From my perspective, the framework should be used as a guidance,” said AT&T’s vice president of global public policy.
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