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121. Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 10/22/2010
Authors: Karen Ann Scarfone, Peter M Mell
Abstract: Intrusion detection is the process of monitoring the events occurring in a computer system or network and analyzing them for signs of possible incidents. An intrusion detection and prevention system (IDPS) is software that automates the intrusion de ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=901146

122. Recommendation for Block Cipher Modes of Operation: Three Variants of Ciphertext Stealing for CBC Mode (NIST SP 800-38A)
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-38
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 10/21/2010
Author: Morris J Dworkin
Abstract: A limitation to Cipher Block Chaining (CBC) mode, as specified in NIST Special Publication 800-38A, is that the plaintext input must consist of a sequence of blocks. Ciphertext stealing is a padding method in which the required padding bits are "sto ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906929

123. Security Assurance Levels: A Vector Approach to Describing Security Requirements
Series: OTHER
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 10/20/2010
Authors: James D Gilsinn, Ragnar Schierholz
Abstract: Safety systems have used the concept of safety integrity levels (SILs) for almost two decades. This allows the safety of a component or system to be represented by a single number that defines a protection factor required to ensure the health and saf ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906330

124. In Trust we Trust
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 10/14/2010
Authors: Keith Miller, Jeffrey Mark Voas, Phillip Laplante
Abstract: The term trust has had a well understood definition for centuries. However after e-trust came along, and then cloud, where e-trust is not sufficient due to the non-touchability of a public cloud, the need to reconsider what trust means for a public ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906142

125. An Inconvenient Truth About Tunneled Authentications
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 10/10/2010
Authors: Katrin Hoeper, Lidong Chen
Abstract: In recent years, it has been a common practice to execute client authentications for network access inside a protective tunnel. Man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks on such tunneled authentications have been discovered early on and cryptographic bindings ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906200

126. Guide to Securing WiMAX Wireless Communications
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-127
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 9/30/2010
Authors: Karen Ann Scarfone, Cyrus Tibbs, Matt Sexton
Abstract: The purpose of this document is to provide information to organizations regarding the security capabilities of wireless communications using WiMAX networks and to provide recommendations on using these capabilities. WiMAX technology is a wireless met ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906186

127. Guidelines for Smart Grid Cyber Security
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7628
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 8/31/2010
Author: Annabelle Lee
Abstract: Smart Grid technologies will introduce millions of new intelligent components to the electric grid that communicate in much more advanced ways (e.g., two-way communications, and wired and wireless communications) than in the past. This report is for ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906224

128. Introduction: Cybersecurity
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 8/31/2010
Author: David R Kuhn
Abstract: Enterprise security, often considered a burden for system administrators and users alike, is one of the most rapidly evolving areas of IT. The articles in this issue can help IT professionals who want to be intelligent providers or consumers of secur ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905995

129. Secure Domain Name System (DNS) Deployment Guide
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-81rev1
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 8/27/2010
Author: Ramaswamy Chandramouli
Abstract: This document provides deployment guidelines for securing the Domain Name System (DNS) in any enterprise a government agency or a corporate entity. The deployment guidelines follow from an analysis of security objectives and consequent protection a ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905113

130. Assessing the Effectiveness of Security Controls in Federal Information Systems
Series: ITL Bulletin
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 8/23/2010
Author: Shirley M. Radack
Abstract: This bulletin summarizes the information presented in NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-53A, Revision 1, Guide for Assessing the Security Controls in Federal Information Systems and Organizations: Building Effective Security Assessment Plans. The r ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906601



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