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NIST to Unveil Updated Guide for Agency Cyber Tech Defenses

cyberThe National Institute of Science and Technology plans to issue a second public draft guide on May 4 for agencies to build resilient systems to combat cyber threats, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday.

NIST Fellow Ron Ross told an Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology forum in Arlington, Virginia Monday the special publication will form the agency’s holistic approach and its strategy to help the government counter cyber attacks, Meredith Somers reports.

Ross said the public draft is “an engineering process, but it’s not just a technical set of processes,” according to the report.

He told the audience the guide will apply an entire organization and encompass human factors, supply chain acquisitions and architectures, the station reports.

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