NIST IT Lab Director Cita Furlani says the agency is ready to answer the call to develop new ways to measure IT security as Congress moves toward changing the way to determine the safety of federal information systems.
Interview with Cita Furlani, NIST Information Technology Laboratory Director
Think of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and most people charged with safeguarding government IT assets think of NIST's information security guidance. But NIST's core strength lies in its long history of measurement and...
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