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President Establishes Federal Cybersecurity Commission

The President has established a Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity within the Department of Commerce. Under a Feb. 9, 2016 executive order, the new advisory commission will consist of 12 members appointed by the President. The goal of the Commission will be to make detailed recommendations for actions that can be taken over the next decade to “strengthen cybersecurity in...

NIST RFI on Cybersecurity Framework

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking information on how it might update and improve its February 2014 ‘‘Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity.” The Framework consists of voluntary standards, guidelines, and practices intended to help organizations manage cybersecurity risks. In a Request for Information (RFI) issued on December...

NAIC Cybersecurity Forum Focuses on Escalating Threats and Best Remediation Practices

On September 10, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) co-sponsored a cybersecurity forum at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC. Featuring an impressive line-up of senior government officials and knowledgeable experts, the forum aimed to increase understanding of the escalating threat environment, emerging best practices in cyber...