Bloomberg Law
Sept. 4, 2018, 7:54 PM

NIST Mulls Voluntary Guidelines for Privacy in Emerging Tech

David Mark
David Mark
Managing Editor

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is devising data protection guidelines for companies and organizations working on emerging technologies with sensitive personal information.

The agency, which is part of the Commerce Department, said Sept. 4 the voluntary program is aimed at building user confidence about privacy protections in internet-connected devices, artificial intelligence and other products. NIST will develop further details at its Oct. 16 Austin, Texas conference, which will focus on risk management for organizations confronted with privacy issues.

“NIST will convene and work with industry, civil society groups, academic institutions, Federal agencies, state, local, territorial, tribal, and foreign ...

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