U.S. Gives Cybersecurity Advice to Critical Infrastructure Operators—But No Rules – IEEE Spectrum

The U.S. government, finally realizing that it has to take action to ensure a minimum level of cybersecurity in networks that manage the nation’s energy, water and financial services, presented the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Security on Wednesday. The document, which was put together by industry and government experts, is a compilation of cybersecurity standards and best practices; it is the result of the year-old Executive Order 13636, under which President Barack Obama directed operators of critical infrastructure to provide guidance for defending their networks.

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