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Wireless Roundup (May 2021)

Key Wireless Deadlines

NIST Requests Comment on its Mobile Device Security Practice Guide: The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) seeks comment on a draft of NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide SP 1800-22, titled “Mobile Device Security: Bring Your Own Device (BYOD).” The goal of this Practice Guide was to provide an example solution to help organizations use both a standards-based approach and commercially available technologies to help meet their security and privacy needs when permitting personally owned mobile devices to access enterprise resources. Comments are due by May 3. 

NIST Requests Comment on its IoT Cybersecurity Practice Guide for Distributed Energy Resources: NIST’s NCCoE seeks comment on the preliminary drafts of SP 1800-32A (Volume A) and SP 1800-32B (Volume B) of NIST SP 1800-32—“Securing the Industrial Internet of Things: Cybersecurity for Distributed Energy Resources.” Volume A is an executive summary and Volume B, titled “Approach, Architecture, and Security Characteristics”, is intended to assist technology or security program managers who are concerned with how to identify, understand, assess, and mitigate risk. Comments are due by May 24.