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Executive Order 13636, Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, has directed NIST to work with stakeholders to develop a voluntary framework for reducing cyber risks to critical infrastructure. This cybersecurity framework is being developed in an open manner with input from stakeholders in industry, academia, and government, including a public review and comment process, workshops, and other means of engagement.
The fourth Cybersecurity Framework workshop was hosted September 11-13, 2013 in Richardson, TX by the University of Texas at Dallas. At this workshop, NIST presented the draft Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework for discussion. Draft materials were posted on this site for participant review by late August 2013; participants were asked to review posted materials prior to arrival at the Workshop and to come prepared to offer substantive input on the level of guidance, presentation of the Cybersecurity Framework, implementation, and governance.
Target Audience: Critical Infrastructure Owners and Operators and cybersecurity staff. Specifically those who have operational, managerial and policy experience and responsibilities for cybersecurity, technology and/or standards development for Critical Infrastructure companies.
Final Workshop Agenda - September 6, 2013
Start Time: 9:00 AM CST September 11, 2013
Start Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2013
End Date: Friday, September 13, 2013
Location: The University of Texas at Dallas, 902 Avenue A, Richardson, TX
Audience: Industry, Government, Academia
Pre-workshop session Agenda (posted: Sept. 6, 2013)
2:00 - 4:00 pm CST, Tuesday, September 10, 2013
The purpose of this pre-workshop session was to provide attendees new to the development of the Cybersecurity Framework with an overview of the Executive Order, the objectives of the Cybersecurity Framework, the process used to develop the Cybersecurity Framework, and its current status.
The Pre-Workshop attendance was limited to 150 people.
This event was webcast and archived.
Double Tree/Hilton Hotel
Renaissance Hotel - Richardson
Shuttle service will be available from both hotels to and from the meeting and the parking on the campus is severely limited.
** The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) will provide a shuttle from campus to the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport on Friday, September 13. Registration for the airport shuttle will be provided at the main registration desk. UTD will charge $25 for the airport shuttle.