NIST Seeks Private Sector Information on Cybersecurity Framework Outlined in President’s Executive Order

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On February 26, 2013, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published a Request for Information (RFI) in the Federal Register soliciting views from both government and industry on developing the Cybersecurity Framework required by President Obama’s recent Executive Order on Cybersecurity. The Framework will consist of standards, methodologies, procedures, and processes that align policy, business, and technological approaches to address cyber risks.  Please click here to read King & Spalding’s summary of this RFI and recommendations for the healthcare community.