NIST seeks information on updating its Cybersecurity Framework
Security community welcomes the update, but a U.S. GAO report cites slow adoption among government.
As it begins planning to revise its widely praised Cybersecurity Framework (CSF), the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has requested that interested parties supply comments on how NIST can improve the effectiveness of the CSF and its alignment with other cybersecurity resources. NIST’s last update of the framework, first released in 2014 under an executive order issued by President Obama, was in 2018.
“There is no single issue driving this change,” NIST Chief Cybersecurity Advisor Kevin Stine said in a statement. “This is a planned update to keep the CSF current and ensure that it is aligned with other tools that are commonly used.”
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