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The Benefits of U.S.-European Security Standardization



Erik Puskar


This paper briefly characterizes the benefits of collaboration, focusing on the innovations and efficiencies that standardization entails. EU-U.S. standization institutions and collaborative standardization initiative are identified; the logic of expanding EU-U.S. security standardization is developed and the process of the ensuing economic value creation is described. Thoughts on how security standards collaboration will work are provided and potentially fruitful areas cooperation are suggested.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7861
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security, standardization, NIST, JRC, EU


Puskar, E. (2012), The Benefits of U.S.-European Security Standardization, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed May 30, 2024)


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Created June 6, 2012, Updated November 10, 2018