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Highlights of NIST Cybersecurity Framework Version 1.1

Matthew Barrett of NIST Outlines New Components, Including Supply Chain Risk Management
Matthew Barrett, program manager, NIST

The latest version of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework - Version 1.1 - includes more information on supply chain risk management, authentication, authorization, identity proofing and self-assessing cybersecurity risk management, says Matthew Barrett of the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Legal & Compliance Summit in New York, Barrett discusses:

  • The new Spanish language version of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework 1.1.;
  • International adoption of the framework;
  • How the framework offers a plan for cybersecurity action.

Barrett is program manager for the NIST Cybersecurity Framework. He leads this program through planning, team oversight and coordination, and outreach to industry and federal organizations.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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