The National Institute of Standards and Technology is drafting cybersecurity regulations for private companies and businesses that manage critical infrastructure.
Ari Schwartz, a Commerce Department senior policy adviser, said NIST is targeting banks, water treatment facilities and gas pipelines for the guidelines, Aliya Sternstein writes.
Schwartz said the framework for recommended practices is scheduled for release in November, according to Nextgov.
NIST will hold a brainstorming workshop April 3 in Gaithersburg, Md. to gather feedback from enterprises and at least 300 individuals have signed up, Sternstein writes.