On August 8, 2023, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) released a draft of The NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) 2.0,1 (the “CSF” or “Framework”) along with a Discussion Draft of the Implementation Examples.2 This draft makes the most significant changes to the Framework since its initial release in 2014. It follows more than a year’s worth of community feedback, with NIST issuing the first request for information on the CSF in February 2022 and a concept paper regarding potential changes in January 2023.3 Both drafts are open for public comment until November 4, 2023. NIST announced that it plans to publish the final version in early 2024, without releasing another version for public comment.

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