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Request for Information for the NIST Privacy Framework

In this Request for Information (RFI), NIST solicited information regarding organizational considerations for privacy risk management, the structure of the Privacy Framework, and specific privacy practices to be included, to inform the development of an outline of the framework. The RFI deadline was January 14, 2019, but NIST always welcomes feedback at

Request for Information Notice of Extension RFI Webinar

Summary Analysis of Responses to the Request for Information (RFI)

The Summary Analysis of the Responses to the NIST Privacy Framework Request for Information provides a set of key themes from the RFI responses to inform the development of the Privacy Framework. In addition, NIST has compiled a list of standards and guidance that were cited in the RFI responses. NIST welcomes additional input for consideration, but does not plan to produce another version of the summary analysis or the standards list. Feedback may be sent to, but will not be posted online.

Summary Analysis (PDF) List of Standards and Guidance Cited in RFI Responses (PDF)

RFI Comments Received

Comments Received From Date Received
Access Now - Amie Stepanovich, U.S. Policy Manager, Estelle Massé, Global Data Protection Lead Dec 6, 2018
ACT The App Association, Brian Scarpelli, Senior Global Policy Counsel Jan. 14, 2019
American Medical Association - James L. Madara , Executive Vice President, CEO Dec. 20, 2018
American Petroleum Institute (API)  - James Crandall, Policy Analyst, Tax and Accounting Jan. 14, 2019
American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA) - Angela Gleason, Senior Counsel Jan. 30, 2019
America's Health Insurance Plans - Marilyn Zigmund Luke, Vice President Policy and Strategy Jan. 14, 2019
Andrew Neal Dec. 31, 2018
Apple Jan. 14, 2019
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), U.S. Technology Policy Committee - James Hendler, Chair Jan. 14, 2019
Arizona Attorney General - Mark Brnovich, Attorney General Dec. 28, 2018
Brainwaive - Rob LaBelle, Partner Jan. 28, 2019
BSA Software Alliance - Shaundra Watson, Director, Policy Jan. 14, 2019
Bureau of Engraving and Printing - Anthony Johnson, Government  Information Specialist Dec. 14, 2018
Business Innovation Technology Security - American Bankers Association - SIFMA Jan. 14, 2019
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Office of Information Technology - Michael Pagels, Director Jan. 31, 2019
Cisco - Eric Wenger, Director, Cybersecurity and Privacy Public Policy Jan. 14, 2019
Cloudflare - Erica Fox, Senior Manager, Public Policy Dec. 21, 2018
Confidentiality Coalition - Tina Grande Jan. 14, 2019
Consumer Reports - Katie McInnis, Policy Counsel Jan. 14, 2019
Consumer Technology Association, Michael Petricone, Sr. VP, Government and Regulatory Affairs; Rachel S. Nemeth, Director, Regulatory Privacy Jan. 14, 2019
CTIA - Thomas C. Power, Senior Vice President and General Counsel; Melanie K. Tiano, Director, Cybersecurity and Privacy Jan. 14, 2019
Cybersecurity Coalition Jan. 14, 2019
Cyber Tygr - Karen Greenhalgh, Managing Principal Jan. 10, 2019
Deloitte - Dan Frank, Advisory Principal, Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory  Jan. 14, 2019 
Dtex Systems  Jan. 14, 2019
Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) - Lee Barrett, Executive Director Dec. 28, 2018
Engine Jan. 14, 2019
Fashion Innovation Alliance - Kenya Wiley, Founder and CEO Jan. 14, 2019
General Motors - Marcin Czabanski, IT Privacy Manager Dec. 14, 2018
Google - Lea Kissner, Global Lead of Privacy Technology Jan. 14, 2019
Health Level Seven International HL7 - Charles Jaffe, CEO; Calvin Beebe, Board of Directors, Chair Jan. 14, 2019
HITRUST - Carl A. Anderson, Chief Legal Officer and Senior Vice President for Government Affairs Jan. 14, 2019
IBM Jan. 14, 2019
IEEE - Konstantinos Karachalios, Managing Director, IEEE Standards Association; Karen McCabe, Senior Director, Public Affairs and Marketing Jan. 14, 2019
IEEE Project 1912 Jan. 14, 2019
IDmachines Jan. 14, 2019
Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) - Jeremy Dalpiaz, Vice President, Cyber and Data Security Policy Jan. 14, 2019
Information Technology Council (ITI) - John Miller, Vice President, Policy and Law Jan. 14, 2019
Internet Association Jan. 14, 2019
Internet Society Feb. 14, 2019
ISACA Jan. 14, 2019
IT Governance USA - Alan Calder, Founder and Executive Chairman Dec. 21, 2018
Janine Hiller Jan. 14, 2019
Kaiser Permanente - Jamie Ferguson, Vice President, Health IT Strategy and Policy; Lori Potter, Senior Counsel Jan. 14, 2019
Kaspersky - Adam Filler Dec. 29, 2018
KPMG LLP - James Lai, Nicholas Schmidt, Daniel Beihoff Feb. 27, 2019
Maize Analytics - Daniel Fabbri Ph.D., CEO Jan. 14, 2019
Mali Yared Feb. 26, 2019
McAfee Jan. 14, 2019
Microsoft - Jason Matusow, General Manager Jan. 14, 2019
National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) - Stephanie Hall, Director of Innovation Policy Jan. 14, 2019
National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) - James Ramsay, General Counsel Jan. 15, 2019
NCTA - Loretta Polk, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel; Rick Chessen, Senior Vice President Law and Regulatory Policy Jan. 14, 2019
New America's Open Technology Institute - Eric Null, Senior Policy Counsel  Jan. 14, 2019
NTCA‐The Rural Broadband Association - Joshua Seidemann, Vice President, Policy Jan. 28, 2019
NuCrest - Michael A. Adams, President/CEO Jan. 14, 2019
Nuix Jan. 14, 2019

NYC Information Technology & Telecommunications - Michael Pastor, General Counsel, Geoff Brown, Chief Information Security Officer, Laura Negron, Chief Privacy Officer, Alby Bocanegra, Chief Technology Officer

Apr. 2, 2019
Nymity - Terry McQuay, President and Founder & Teresa Troester-Falk, Chief Global Privacy Strategist Jan. 14, 2019
One Identity Jan. 9, 2019
Opus Fund Services - Dr. Kuljeet Kaur, IT System Administrator/Security Officer Dec. 18, 2018
Payfone - Aidan Herbert Jan. 14, 2019
Privust & Carnegie Mellon University - Robert Thibadeau Dec. 18, 2018
Public Interest Organizations - Various Jan. 14, 2019
Public Knowledge - Dylan Gilbert Jan. 14, 2019
Salesforce - Lindsey Finch, Senior Vice President, Global Privacy & Product Legal Jan. 14, 2019
Secure Compliance Solutions, LLC - Andrew Soodek, President Jan. 16, 2019
Security Industry Association Jan. 14, 2019
Sinergetica Consulting  Jan. 13, 2019
Symantec - Jeff Greene, Vice President, Global Government Affairs and Policy Jan. 17, 2019
Symantec - Renault Ross, Chief Cybersecurity Business Strategist Nov. 27, 2018

Tata Consultancy Services - Brian Cummings

Dec. 17, 2018
The Better Identity Coalition Jan. 14, 2019
The Federated Identity Resilient Ecosystem (FIRE) Jan. 14, 2019
The MITRE Corporation - Stuart Shapiro, Principal Cyber Security and Privacy Engineer; Julie Snyder, Lead Cyber Security and Privacy Engineer Jan. 27, 2019
Threat Sketch, LLC  Jan. 14, 2019
Tom Jones Jan. 14, 2019
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Technology Engagement Center - Tim Day, Senior Vice President Jan. 15, 2019
U.S. Telecom - The Broadband Association - B. Lynn Follansbee, Vice President, Law & Policy Jan. 14, 2019

William Gamble

Dec. 10, 2018

WireWheel, Inc - Dr. Amol Deshpande, Chief Scientist Jan. 14, 2019
Workday Jan. 14, 2019
Created November 13, 2018, Updated January 16, 2020