Join our colleagues at ISSA-DC for a September 15 speaker event (starting 6:30pm) featuring NIST Senior Computer Scientist, Victoria Yan Pillitteri. Ms. Pillitteri will speak on the new 800-53 draft and what is coming down the road.
Draft NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-53, Revision 5 provides a comprehensive catalog of next-generation security and privacy controls to safeguard systems and organizations, and the personal privacy of individuals. This long anticipated update includes changes to improve usability, promote alignment with the Cybersecurity Framework and Privacy Framework, and new and updated controls to address privacy and supply chain risk management, and security engineering. This presentation will highlight the significant changes in draft SP 800-53, Revision 5 and feature a preview of additional new supporting resources and publications in the NIST pipeline.
Victoria Yan Pillitteri is a senior computer scientist in the Computer Security Division at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Ms. Pillitteri is the team lead of the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) Implementation Project. The FISMA team is responsible for conducting the research and development of the suite of risk management guidance used for managing information security risk in the federal government, and associated stakeholder outreach and public-private coordination/collaboration efforts.
Ms. Pillitteri previously worked on the Privacy Framework, Cybersecurity Framework, led the NIST Smart Grid and Cyber Physical Systems Cybersecurity Research Programs, served on the board of directors of the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel, served as Chair of the Federal Computer Security Managers’ Forum, and completed a detail in the office of the NIST Director as an IT policy advisor. She has co-authored a number of NIST Special Publications (SPs) and Interagency Reports (IRs) on information security. Ms. Pillitteri holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland, a M.S in Computer Science, with a concentration in Information Assurance, from the George Washington University, and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).