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121. 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

122. It's All About The Benjamins: Fair Trade botnets and incentivizing users to ignore security advice
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 2/28/2011
Authors: Serge M. (Serge) Egelman, Nicolas Christin, Timothy Vidas, Jens Grossklags
Abstract: We examine the cost for an attacker to pay users to execute arbitrary code---potentially malware. We created an Amazon's Mechanical Turk task wherein users were asked to download and run for an hour an executable we wrote. While this program was ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907421

123. Guide to Using Vulnerability Naming Schemes
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-51 Rev 1
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 2/25/2011
Authors: David Anthony Waltermire, Karen Scarfone
Abstract: This publication provides recommendations for using two vulnerability naming schemes: Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) and Common Configuration Enumeration (CCE). Draft SP 800-51 Revision 1 gives an introduction to both naming schemes and m ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907934

124. National Checklist Program for IT Products Guidelines for Checklist Users and Developers
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-70 Rev 2
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 2/25/2011
Authors: Stephen D Quinn, Murugiah P Souppaya, Melanie Cook, Karen Scarfone
Abstract: Special Publication 800-70 Revision 2 - National Checklist Program for IT Products Guidelines for Checklist Users and Developers describes security configuration checklists and their benefits, and it explains how to use the NIST National Checklist Pr ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907732

125. The Technical Specification for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP): SCAP Version 1.1
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-126 Rev 1
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 2/25/2011
Authors: David Anthony Waltermire, Stephen D Quinn, Karen Scarfone
Abstract: This document provides the definitive technical specification for Version 1.1 of the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP). SCAP consists of a suite of specifications for standardizing the format and nomenclature by which security software comm ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907893

126. Managing Security: The Security Content Automation Protocol
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 2/4/2011
Authors: Shirley M. Radack, David R Kuhn
Abstract: Managing information systems security is an expensive and challenging task. Many different and complex software components- including firmware, operating systems, and applications-must be configured securely, patched when needed, and continuously mon ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907372

127. Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6): NIST Guidelines Help Organizations Manage the Secure Deployment of the New Network Protocol
Series: ITL Bulletin
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 1/31/2011
Author: Shirley M. Radack
Abstract: This bulletin summarizes the information presented in NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-119, Guidelines for the Secure Deployment of IPv6. Written by Sheila Frankel of NIST, Richard Graveman of RFG Security, John Pearce of Booz Allen Hamilton and Mar ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907826

128. Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Sizes for Personal Identity Verification
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-78-3
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 12/31/2010
Authors: William T Polk, Donna F Dodson, William E. (William E.) Burr, Hildegard Ferraiolo, David A Cooper
Abstract: This document contains the technical specifications needed for the mandatory and optional cryptographic keys specified in FIPS 201 as well as the supporting infrastructure specified in FIPS 201 and the related Special Publication 800-73, Interfaces f ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907537

129. Guidelines for the Secure Deployment of IPv6
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-119
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 12/29/2010
Authors: Sheila E Frankel, Richard Graveman, John Pearce, Mark Rooks
Abstract: Due to the exhaustion of IPv4 address space, and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) mandate that U.S. federal agencies begin to use the IPv6 protocol, NIST undertook the development of a guide to help educate federal agencies about the possibl ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907211

130. k-Zero Day Safety: Measuring the Security Risk of Networks Against Unknown Attacks
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 12/10/2010
Authors: Lingyu Wang, Sushil Jajodia, Anoop Singhal, Steven Noel
Abstract: The security risk of a network against unknown zero day attacks has been considered as something unmeasurable since software flaws are less predictable than hardware faults and the process of finding such flaws and developing exploits seems to be cha ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905605



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