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NIST's Updated Cybersecurity Framework

Matthew Barrett of NIST Discusses Expanded Scope in Version 1.1
Matthew Barrett, cybersecurity framework lead, NIST

The latest iteration of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework is designed to help bring those who aren't experts into the cybersecurity conversation, says Matthew Barrett of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. He outlines the expanded scope in version 1.1.

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In a video interview at RSA Conference 2018, Barrett discusses:

  • The five components of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework;
  • The breadth of use within the public and private sectors in the U.S.;
  • What's new in version 1.1

Barrett is program manager for the NIST Cybersecurity Framework. He leads this program through planning, team oversight and coordination, and outreach to industry and federal organizations.


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Nick Holland

Nick Holland

Director, Banking and Payments

Holland, an experienced security analyst, has spent the last decade focusing on the intersection of digital banking, payments and security technologies. He has spoken at a variety of conferences and events, including Mobile World Congress, Money2020, Next Bank and SXSW, and has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, MSNBC, NPR, Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, Time Magazine, The Economist and the Financial Times. He holds an MSc degree in information systems management from the University of Stirling, Scotland.




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