October 23, 2013

In response to the release by The National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) on October 22, 2013 of the Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework,Jenner & Block Partners Mary Ellen Callahan and Daniel E. Chudd and Associates Michael T. Borgia, Sabrina N. Guenther and Anne C. Perry summarize and describe what the Framework is (and what it is not), and provide insight into the considerations organizations should take into account in determining whether, how, and to what extent they will want to adopt the Framework once it is finalized in February 2014.