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NIST Cybersecurity Framework

The Presidential Cybersecurity Directive and The NIST Framework

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2013: President Obama signs Executive Order 13636: Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. The National Institute of Standards and Technology finalizes the Cybersecurity Framework in 2014. The FTC can now sue companies that fail to provide sufficient cybersecurity protection. (August, 2015 court decision –WSJournal)

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Presidential Directive: https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/02/12/presidential-policy-directive-critical-infrastructure-security-and-resil

Helpful Links: NIST on the CSF (Cybersecurity Framework): https://www.nist.gov/cyberframework

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