The agency wants to encourage small and midsize businesses to adopt the Cybersecurity Framework.
Debate over regulatory transparency raises questions of both privacy and process.
Rather than spend time and money adhering to the government's rigid procurement requirements, innovative new companies should have the ability to graduate into compliance.
Pending lawsuits could prompt agency to preserve meta data far longer than planned.
C3 program will help critical infrastructure operators with readiness and risk management.
In the long term, the Pentagon will look to replace legacy systems with more "militarily effective" technologies.
Some in the private sector argue that legislation will be needed to provide the incentives necessary for the NIST standards to be widely adopted.
The goal is to provide a legal rationale that does not ban certain activities, but Republicans on the commission are skeptical.
Harris Corp. has warned that hacking is much less difficult in IP and wireless environments than with hardwired systems, which could prove problematic for air traffic control.
OMB needs to be more consistent if the law is to achieve its purpose of avoiding waste and duplication, a new report says.
Lawmakers are weighing several options, but disagreements about definitions and regulatory reach could stymie the effort.
The executive order will apply only to new federal contracts or contract replacements beginning next year.