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Taproot Security Comments on Federal Cybersecurity Framework Plan

Asks NIST to improve transparency and align with related initiatives


Saint Paul, MN, June 13, 2016 – Taproot Security submitted a comment letter to the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) regarding their recently announced plans to revise the federal cybersecurity framework for critical national infrastructure.  Suggestions included aligning the framework with other federal cyber initiatives, and using the NIST GitHub repository to interact with stakeholders in order to improve agility and transparency.


The full text of the comment letter is publicly available here .


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Taproot Security is an information security consulting firm advising industry and government on cyber issues and policy. For more information, please visit




To learn more about this announcement, please contact

Michael McCormick

Founder & President

Taproot Security, LLC


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