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Laws and Regulations

The Laws and Regulations category includes executive documents (e.g., Executive Orders, OMB memoranda, Presidential Directives), laws (acts of Congress and other statutes), regulations and other directives. NIST, itself, is not a regulatory agency. However, many of NIST's cybersecurity efforts and publications have been created in response to various laws and regulations from other agencies, departments and branches of the U.S. Government. 

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Created July 29, 2016, Updated June 22, 2020