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Updated NICE Framework Knowledge and Skill Statements for Public Comment

Comment Period: April 19 – June 3, 2022

To help establish an effective and capable cybersecurity workforce, the NICE Framework content needs to have the ability to adjust to meet current needs. What is offered here are proposed updated Knowledge and Skill statements that follow the principles set forth in the the Task, Knowledge, Skill (TKS) Statements Authoring Guide for Workforce Frameworks (TKS Authoring Guide) and address unnecessary overlaps, unclear descriptions, and inconsistent phrasings, thereby helping ensure these building blocks are more measurable, meaningful, and useful. 

This process will be an iterative one, and the NICE Program Office will conduct a full review of the updated Knowledge, Skill, and Ability statements (previously released for comment) as a whole following comment adjudication. As part of this work, there may need for additional outreach to practitioners before integration into the NICE Framework. Finally, future work focusing on editorial adjustments to Task statements using the TKS Authoring Guide will be available for public review and comment. 

Send comments by 11:59 p.m. ET on Friday, June 3, 2022 to: niceframework [at] (niceframework[at]nist[dot]gov)

Created April 19, 2022