Cybersecurity Framework May Impact Many Industries
February 14, 2014, 4:59 PM EST
Law360, New York (February 14, 2014, 4:59 PM EST) -- On Feb. 12, 2014, the White House released the final version of the cybersecurity framework developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The framework, which was required under the executive order President Obama issued last February after Congress failed to pass cybersecurity legislation, consists of information security standards, guidelines and best practices to promote the protection of critical infrastructure.
President Obama called the framework a “turning point” in “securing cyberspace and maintaining an open, interoperable, secure, and reliable Internet,” which he said “America’s economic...