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November 17, 2016
New IoT security guidance from government agencies take on different aspects, with DHS tackling the basics and NIST giving a deeper take on securing new devices.
March 09, 2016
With worry about cyberattacks on health data networks at an all-time high, the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is drawing on the National Institute of ...
April 24, 2015
The U.S. government wants to solve the weaknesses in online ID proofing systems, but it needs the help of enterprise and security professionals in order to overcome privacy concerns and other issues.
April 01, 2014
Awkward? The NIST Cybersecurity Framework arrives as the U.S. government struggles to counter negative reports on its data privacy and encryption standards.
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For all of its popularity, container technology still has security vulnerabilities that IT teams must address. Following several best practices can keep resources safe. Continue Reading
The NIST Cybersecurity Framework gets mixed reviews, but it could be a good starting point for organizations looking to better manage cybersecurity. Continue Reading
The NIST incident response plan involves four phases enterprises can take to improve security incident handling. Expert Mike O. Villegas reviews each step. Continue Reading
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The misuse of the phrase 'cloud computing' has created misperceptions of the technology. Remember that the cloud isn't a location -- it's a more agile way to design IT services. Continue Reading
HIPAA regulations incorporate NIST guidelines and standards, so do healthcare organizations need to be compliant with both? Expert Mike Chapple explains. Continue Reading
David Reis, CISO at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, discusses important steps a healthcare organization, as a HIPAA covered entity, should take to remain compliant. Continue Reading
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Video: An expert says the NIST cybersecurity framework and encryption standards resulted from a thorough public vetting process. Continue Reading
In part one of this SearchCompliance webcast, learn about common but potentially devastating cyberthreats facing both the public and private sector. Continue Reading
NIST recently updated its incident response guidelines. Find out how to comply with these changes and incorporate them into an incident response plan. Continue Reading
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The recently released NIST SP 800-171 is designed to protect controlled unclassified information (CUI) outside of the government. Expert Mike O. Villegas explores the impact of these guidelines. Continue Reading
Risk assessment with NIST SP 800-30 focuses on securing IT infrastructure. Find out NIST SP 800-30 strengths, and learn how it differs from other standards. Continue Reading
Security success means sweating the small stuff, like ensuring proficiency in implementing patches and configuring systems. Security management expert Mike Rothman offers advice on how certain NIST guidelines can help an organization highlight problems within its enterprise security program. Continue Reading