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IAPP Piece Outlines What Privacy Professionals Should Know About the NIST Cybersecurity Framework

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published its Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework pursuant to Executive Order 13636 on Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. The Executive Order further directs NIST to include “methodologies . . . to protect individual privacy and civil liberties,” which NIST has done by including a draft Methodology to Protect Privacy and Civil Liberties for a Cybersecurity Program in Appendix B of the Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework. In a detailed analysis published on International Association of Privacy Professionals’ Privacy Tracker, Hogan Lovells’ Harriet Pearson explores the privacy considerations outlined in the Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework as well as the broader implications that the Framework may hold for U.S. privacy policy.