Extension of public comment period speaks to impact of NIST's healthcare-focused cybersecurity guide

It’s no surprise that the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCOE) has extended the public comment period for one of its newest guides, “Securing Electronic Health Records on Mobile Devices.” The five-part publication is one of the most detailed and potentially powerful resources that the NCCOE has released in recent memory, and it serves as one of the most comprehensive manuals to address the protection of patient information records, with a particular focus on securing mobile technology.

When the NCCOE released a draft in July, it planned to keep the comment period open until September 25. Recently, however, the NCCOE has determined to extend the public comment period until October 23, citing “stakeholder feedback” in its released statement.

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