NIST Director Locascio Led Prosperous Cybersecurity Company Enhancement Mission to Taiwan

NIST director Laurie E. Locascio (fifth from left) throughout a U.S. Office of Commerce Cybersecurity Company Enhancement Mission to Taiwan

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In late September 2023, National Institute of Requirements and Technological innovation (NIST) Director Laurie E. Locascio led a delegation of 13 U.S. cybersecurity companies to Taiwan as aspect of a U.S. Office of Commerce Cybersecurity Small business Enhancement Mission to encourage two-way trade and expenditure between the U.S. and Taiwan.

The participating organizations were being ApexaiQ, Bitsight, Booz Allen Hamilton, Cloudflare, CrowdStrike, G2 Ops, Mandiant (a portion of Google Cloud), Keysight Systems, NetSecurity, Resecurity, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Sealing Technologies and Tenable. In addition to checking out commercial cybersecurity product sales and partnership alternatives in Taiwan, the providers interacted with field teams and stakeholders that are endorsing the adoption of slicing-edge cybersecurity solutions and companies inside of their sectors, together with the Financial Facts Sharing and Assessment Heart and the Mobility in Harmony Consortium.

Less than the auspices of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Financial and Cultural Consultant Office (TECRO), Locascio also held a series of conferences with Taiwan authorities, analysis businesses, educational establishments and field groups. Her check out provided meetings with the Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen the Countrywide Science and Know-how Council the Bureau of Specifications, Metrology and Inspection the Ministry of Digital Affairs the Ministry of International Affairs the Countrywide Security Council the Industrial Technological innovation Analysis Institute the Countrywide Utilized Research Laboratories Countrywide Tsing Hua University and the Taiwan Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers Association. All through these conferences, Locascio promoted the NIST Synthetic Intelligence Danger Administration Framework (AI-RMF), which was produced in January of this 12 months, and the draft NIST Cybersecurity Framework 2. (CSF 2.), which was produced in August and is open for community comment by way of Nov. 4, 2023. The draft CSF 2. and AI-RMF are voluntary frameworks that can enable government and marketplace businesses protected their crucial networks and infrastructure and market the liable use of AI systems, respectively.  

Locascio also met with Minister of Financial Affairs (MOEA) Wang Mei-hua to reiterate assistance for the Technologies Trade and Investment decision Collaboration (TTIC) framework, which is a Office of Commerce and MOEA-led industrial dialogue beneath the auspices of AIT and TECRO that encourages cooperation in the semiconductor, electric powered auto, upcoming-technology telecom, renewable electricity and cybersecurity sectors.