NIST releases final draft of data standards foundational to Pentagon cyber certification program

By Sara Friedman / July 7, 2020 at 11:44 AM
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a new draft to guide the Defense Department on how to define controlled unclassified information requirements for industry, in line with the maturity levels of the Pentagon's cyber certification program. "Draft NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-172 (formerly Draft NIST SP 80-171B) provides . . . enhanced security requirements to help protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) associated with critical programs or high value assets in nonfederal...

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