NIST Publishes New Standards for Protecting CUI Against Nation-State Data Security Attacks

    In February 2021, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published “Enhanced Security Requirements for Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information: A Supplement to NIST Special Publication 800-171.”

    The updated recommendations aim to help companies protect controlled unclassified information (CUI) against “nation-state backed threats.” NIST published the enhanced requirements in light of the March 2020 SolarWinds Orion data breach that compromised several government agencies, critical infrastructure entities, and private sector establishments.

    Read more at GCN

    View a related article: SolarWinds Data Security Breach Results in New Confidential Court Document Filing System to Convert to Paper-Based Procedure

    Need a Data Privacy, Protection, and Security expert?

    If you are in need of an expert with experience in data privacy and data security disputes, we invite you to consider DisputeSoft.

    View all posts