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NIST Updates Guidance on Network Attacks and Malware
Release Date: 07/25/2012

Detecting and stopping malicious attacks on computer networks is a central focus of computer security these days. The National Institute of … more

Software Features and Inherent Risks: NIST's Guide to Rating Software Vulnerabilities from Misuse
Release Date: 07/25/2012

A new guide from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) describes a "scoring system" that computer security managers can use to … more

NIST Releases Test Framework for Upgrading Smart Electrical Meters
Release Date: 07/11/2012

Next-generation "smart" electrical meters for residential and commercial buildings will have computerized operating systems just as laptops or … more

NIST Updates Guidelines for Mobile Device Security
Release Date: 07/11/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a proposed update to its guidelines for securing mobile devices—such as … more

NIST Releases Final Version of Revised Bluetooth Security Guide
Release Date: 06/12/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the final version of the Guide to Bluetooth Security (NIST Special … more

NIST Special Publication Helps to Demystify Cloud Computing
Release Date: 05/29/2012

For a clear view of cloud computing, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a new publication that explains cloud … more

New Cybersecurity Center Kicks Off with Workshop
Release Date: 05/29/2012

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) will host a kickoff workshop on Tuesday, June 26, 2012. The workshop’s goal is to … more

Experts to Discuss Botnet Challenges, Steps for Prevention at May 30 Workshop
Release Date: 05/09/2012

Botnet activity is on the rise around the globe, and to help understand this problem the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is … more

NIST Proposes Update to Digital Signature Standard
Release Date: 04/17/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced proposed changes to a standard that specifies how to implement digital … more

April Workshop Focuses on Cybersecurity for Cyber-Physical Systems and Industrial Controls
Release Date: 04/03/2012

Securing computers against unlawful and malicious attacks is always important, but it’s especially vital when the computers in question control … more

NIST Announces Funding to Form Steering Group to Support Trusted Identities in Cyberspace
Release Date: 03/12/2012

On March 9, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced that it is soliciting proposals to establish a steering group in … more

Guidance on Wireless Local Area Network Security is Close at Hand
Release Date: 03/06/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released in final form a guide to enhanced security for wireless local area networks … more

Revision of SP 800-53 Addresses Current Cybersecurity Threats, Adds Privacy Controls
Release Date: 02/28/2012

A major revision of a Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) publication released today by the National Institute of Standards and … more

NIST Requests Comments on Updated Guide to Handling Computer Security Incidents
Release Date: 02/21/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published for public comment a draft update to a guide for organizations managing … more

NIST Establishes National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence
Release Date: 02/21/2012

State of Maryland and Montgomery County Join Partnership The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced a new … more

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