Following up on its April 16 announcement of the release of version 1.1 of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)  will host a public webcast tomorrow to explain the updates. The framework is growing in popularity, with Gartner revealing that the framework is now used by 30% of U.S. organizations. Adoption is projected to reach 50% by 2020. Users include critical infrastructure giants Bank of America, U.S. Bank, and Pacific Gas & Electric, as well as Intel, Apple, AIG, QVC, Walgreen’s and Kaiser Permanente.

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