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May 15, 2017
NIST released a report on lightweight cryptography. Expert Judith Myerson reviews what the report covers and what NIST recommends for standardization.
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.
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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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In this excerpt from chapter 1 of Threat Forecasting, authors John Pirc, David DeSanto, Iain Davison, and Will Gragido discuss how to navigate today's threat landscape. Continue Reading
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
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Effective management of access control inheritance is important in a hybrid cloud environment. Expert Ravila White explains the challenges involved and how to overcome them. 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
Awkward? The NIST Cybersecurity Framework arrives as the U.S. government struggles to counter negative reports on its data privacy and encryption standards. Continue Reading
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The NIST published guidance on building up platform firmware resiliency. Expert Judith Myerson looks at the NIST guidelines and the major takeaways for enterprises. Continue Reading
Knowing what ransomware recovery methods are available is important as the threat continues to grow. Expert Judith Myerson outlines what the NIST recommends for enterprises. Continue Reading
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