Issue No. 06 - June (2007 vol. 40)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2007.223
Feisal Keblawi , Independent Consultant
Dick Sullivan , Independent Consultant
A public dialogue on the role and reach of NIST as a rule maker and as a standards writer for federal cybersecurity is essential to understanding the limits of security rule making in the present federal environment. NIST should delay converting its guidelines into rules until advances in the technology permit such conversion.
security and privacy, standards, cybersecurity
D. Sullivan and F. Keblawi, "The Case for Flexible NIST Security Standards," in Computer, vol. 40, no. , pp. 19-26, 2007.