Preliminary Cybersecurity framework

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) seeks comments on a preliminary version of the Cybersecurity Framework (“preliminary Framework”). NIST is developing the Framework as directed by Executive Order 13636, “Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity.” The Framework will consist of standards, methodologies, procedures and processes that align policy, business, and technological approaches to address cyber risks. 

  • Comments must be received by 5:00 p.m. Eastern time, December 13, 2013.

  • Review the preliminary cybersecurity framework and submit both written and electronic comments electronically from the NIST Web site. 

  • Submit both written and electronic comments the comment template form available electronically from the same NIST Web site (

  • Advocacy contact: Major L. Clark,,  202-205-7150

Wednesday, November 6, 2013