Thursday, February 13, 2014

Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Plan Released

On Wednesday, the Federal government took the first step toward creating a body of "best practices" for critical infrastructure cybersecurity when the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released a Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. Initial reactions about the value of the document have been mixed. More:

(Information Week Government, February 12, 2014)

(NIST Press Release, February 12, 2014)

Comment: OK, so it's far from perfect, but it's a start.  And that's 95% of the battle when it comes to creating meaningful change.

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