NIST Seeks Input on Cybersecurity Plan

August 12, 2011
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via Lab Manager Magazine

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today issued for public comment on a draft strategic plan for the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) program. The plan, “Building a Digital Nation,” outlines NICE’s mission, vision, goals and objectives. NIST and its interagency NICE partners seek comments from all interested citizens and organizations concerned with cybersecurity awareness, training and education.

NIST coordinates the interagency NICE program, which is a national campaign focused on enhancing cybersecurity in the United States by accelerating the availability of educational and training resources designed to improve the cyber behavior, skills and knowledge of every segment of the population. The program aims to improve secure use and access to digital information in a way that advances America’s economic prosperity and national security.

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