Security Training Comments Requested

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 @ 03:11 PM gHale

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is requesting comments on its updated draft publication on information technology and cyber security role-based training for federal organizations.

“A Role-Based Model for Federal Information Technology/Cyber Security Training” provides a comprehensive and flexible methodology for developing training courses or modules for personnel identified as having significant information technology or cyber security responsibilities within federal organizations.

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It is important that each federal employee or contractor that owns, uses, relies on, or manages information and information systems —including all computer users—understands their specific information security responsibilities.

The 30-day comment period for the draft of A Role-Based Model for Federal Information Technology/Cyber Security Training ends November 30, 2013. Click here to send comments with the subject “Comments NIST SP 800-16.”

Click here to view the draft publication.

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