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NIST Releases Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework
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10/24/2013 | 2:46:13 PM
re: NIST Releases Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework
There's already the usual grumbling about NIST's approach.

Critics complain that instead of creating a sense of urgency around certain issues, the recommendations in the framework are given the same weight. The fact that it creates additional reporting obligations that takes away from actually protecting networks isn't encouraging, and somewhat typical of NIST's got-to-document mentality.

In NIST's defense, one of their policy advisers, Adam Sedgewick, has said the agency considered prioritizing certain recommendations, but the large range of companies covered by the guidelines make a single list of priorities impractical.


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