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Interagency Report on Strategic U.S. Government Engagement in International Standardization to Achieve U.S. Objectives for Cybersecurity

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Author(s)

Michael D. Hogan, Elaine M. Newton

Abstract

This report sets out proposed United States Government (USG) strategic objectives for pursuing the development and use of international standards for cybersecurity and makes recommendations to achieve those objectives. The recommendations cover interagency coordination, collaboration with the U.S. private sector and international partners, agency participation in international standards development, standards training and education, use of international standards to achieve mission and policy objectives, and other issues. NISTIR 8074 Volume 2, Supplemental Information for the Report on Strategic U.S. Government Engagement in International Standardization to Achieve U.S. Objectives for Cybersecurity provides additional background on international cybersecurity standardization.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 8074 Volume 1
Report Number
8074 Volume 1

Keywords

conformity assessment, coordination, cybersecurity, ICS, Industrial Control Systems, international standards, IT, information technology, privacy, standards education, strategy, SDO, standards developing organizations, standards development

Citation

Hogan, M. and Newton, E. (2015), Interagency Report on Strategic U.S. Government Engagement in International Standardization to Achieve U.S. Objectives for Cybersecurity, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.IR.8074v1 (Accessed May 22, 2024)

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Created December 23, 2015, Updated November 10, 2018