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NIST Looking for Advisors for Privacy Panel

CYBERSECURITY—U.S.

November 12, 2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced it is looking for new members to its Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB), Government Security News reports. The board’s objective is to identify emerging issues affecting information security and privacy and advise NIST’s leadership, the secretary of commerce and the Office of Management and Budget on such trends. A NIST notice states, “Nominees should have specific experience related to information security or privacy issues, particularly as they pertain to federal information technology.” Last week, Microsoft Chief Privacy Officer Brendon Lynch, CIPP/US, wrote about why privacy professionals are needed in the NIST framework process.
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