Obama establishes Federal Privacy Council
February 09, 2016
The interagency council will design training for federal employees and mold privacy policies across government.
David Stegon was a staff reporter for FedScoop and StateScoop from 2011-2014.
NIST released a new guide proposing new privacy controls for federal information systems and organizations. The new document, Privacy Control Catalog, will become an appendix of Security Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations (NIST Special Publication 800-53).
"Strong normalized privacy controls are an essential component in the ongoing effort to build measurable privacy compliance," said NIST Senior Internet Policy Advisor Ari Schwartz. "Certainty in controls and measures can help promote privacy, trust and greater confidence in new standards."