New draft NIST guidance outlines risk management for data privacy

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It’s ironic — the more data people put online about themselves, the more worried everyone is about privacy. Still, federal agencies and businesses are obligated to protect people’s property even in a data-driven world. New guidance from the National Institute of Standards and Technology — just out in draft form — outlines a risk management approach to privacy. Program manager and senior privacy policy adviser Naomi Lefkovitz joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to explain it.