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Privacy Framework

The NIST Privacy Framework: A Tool for Improving Privacy through Enterprise Risk Management

Version 1.0 (January 2020)

Framework (PDF) Core (XLSX) Core (DOCX)

See what changed between the Preliminary Draft Core and the V1.0 Core.

The contents of this document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way.

Framework Evolution and Next Steps

Stakeholder Engagement

Over the next year, NIST intends to engage with stakeholders in various ways, including industry conferences and other outreach activities such as webinars and workshops to promote use of the Framework, the sharing of best practices among stakeholders, and collaboration on addressing the challenges outlined in the Roadmap.

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Future Updates

The Framework is intended to be a living document. NIST will continue to serve in the capacity of convener and coordinator to gather lessons learned and ensure that the Framework continues to evolve to meet the needs of stakeholders. NIST will receive and consider comments informally until such time as it announces a new public process for revising Version 1.0.

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Created January 8, 2020, Updated April 9, 2020