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101. Computer Security Division 2010 Annual Report
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7751
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 5/31/2011
Author: Patrick D O'Reilly
Abstract: This annual report covers the work conducted within the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Computer Security Division during Fiscal Year 2010. It discusses all projects and programs within the Division, staff highlights, and publication ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908416

102. Of Passwords and People: Measuring the Effect of Password-Composition Policies
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 5/11/2011
Authors: Serge M. (Serge) Egelman, Saranga Komanduri, Richard Shay, Patrick Gage Kelley, Michelle L. Mazurek, Lujo Bauer, Nicolas Christin, Lorrie Faith Cranor
Abstract: Text-based passwords are the most common mechanism for authenticating humans to computer systems. To prevent users from picking passwords that are too easy for an adversary to guess, system administrators adopt password-composition policies (e.g., ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907615

103. Encryption Basics
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 5/2/2011
Authors: Kevin Mcguire Stine, Quynh H Dang
Abstract: Healthcare and health information technology professionals are entrusted with patient data which, because of its personal nature, requires protection to ensure its confidentiality. To provide this protection, these professionals frequently look to c ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908084

104. BIOS Protection Guidelines
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-147
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 4/29/2011
Authors: David A Cooper, William T Polk, Andrew Richard Regenscheid, Murugiah P Souppaya
Abstract: This document provides guidelines for preventing the unauthorized modification of Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) firmware on PC client systems. Unauthorized modification of BIOS firmware by malicious software constitutes a significant threat becaus ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908423

105. Toward Privacy Standards Based on Empirical Studies
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 4/28/2011
Authors: Serge M. (Serge) Egelman, Erika McCallister
Abstract: In this paper, we argue that if privacy standards are created to guide ,do-not-trackŠ technologies, it is imperative that these standards are created with the primary stakeholder in mind: the data subject. Previous privacy and security standards ha ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908282

106. Full Virtualization Technologies: Guidelines for Secure Implementation and Management
Series: ITL Bulletin
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 4/25/2011
Author: Shirley M. Radack
Abstract: This bulletin summarizes the information presented in NIST SP 800-125, Guide To Security for Full Virtualization Technologies: Recommendations of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, which was written by Karen Scarfone of G2, Inc., Mu ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908456

107. Specification for the Open Checklist Interactive Language (OCIL) Version 2.0
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7692
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 4/7/2011
Authors: David Anthony Waltermire, Karen Scarfone, Maria Casipe
Abstract: This report defines version 2.0 of the Open Checklist Interactive Language (OCIL). The intent of OCIL is to provide a standardized basis for expressing questionnaires and related information, such as answers to questions and final questionnaire resul ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907944

108. The Policy Machine: a Novel Architecture and Framework for Access Control Policy Specification and Enforcement
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 4/1/2011
Authors: David F Ferraiolo, Vijay (Vijay) Atluri, Serban Ilie Gavrila
Abstract: The ability to control access to sensitive data in accordance with policy is perhaps the most fundamental security requirement. Despite over four decades of security research, the limited ability for existing access control mechanisms to generically ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905440

109. Managing Information Security Risk: Organization, Mission, and Information System View
Series: ITL Bulletin
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 3/22/2011
Author: Shirley M. Radack
Abstract: This bulletin summarizes the information presented in NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-39, Integrated Enterprise-Wide Risk Management: Organization, Mission and Information System View. This publication was developed by the Joint Task Force Transf ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908207

110. Thoughts on Higher Education and Scientific Research
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 3/22/2011
Authors: Jeffrey Mark Voas, George Hurlburt, Keith Miller, Phillip Laplante, Bret Michael
Abstract: The notion of a "tipping point" isn't new, al though the concept has relevance in differing ways. Academia seems to be at a tipping point, whereby the steady state of disciplinary specialization is about to give way to an interdisciplinary, collabora ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906871



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