January 31, 2014

In this article, Jenner & Block Partners Mary Ellen Callahan and Daniel E. Chudd and Associates Michael T. Borgia, Sabrina N. Guenther and Anne C. Perry examine the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) preliminary cybersecurity framework.  The authors explainthat the framework is intended to “reduce cyber risk and help owners and operators of critical infrastructure identify, assess, and manage that risk.”  They summarize the framework and offer insight for organizations that are faced with determining whether, how and to what extent they will adopt the framework.