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11. Metrics of Security (Chapter to be included in Cyber Defense and Situational Awareness)
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 12/15/2014
Authors: Yi Cheng, Julia Deng, Jason Li, Scott DeLoach, Anoop Singhal, Xinming Ou
Abstract: Evaluation and measurement of operational effectiveness and system performance are critical to cyber situational awareness. Without meaningful metrics, analysts cannot quantitatively measure the security status of their networks and evaluate the succ ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917850

12. Static Analysis is not enough: The Role of Architecture and Design in Software Assurance
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 12/1/2014
Author: Walter R. (Walt) Houser
Abstract: Static analysis testing of software source code is necessary but not sufficient. Over 40 percent of the Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) are likely to be introduced in the architecture and design phase of the development life cycle. By their ver ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916027

13. Avoiding Catastrophes in Cyberspace through Smarter Testing: How to prevent Heartbleed-like disasters using readily available testing technologies
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 10/16/2014
Authors: Apostol T Vassilev, Christopher Celi
Abstract: The recently discovered Heartbleed bug in OpenSSL‰s implementation of Internet security protocols and the aftermath from dealing with its consequences highlights a critical problem in the software industry. Software is routinely, inadequately tested ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916849

14. A Cybersecurity Testbed for Industrial Control Systems
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 10/9/2014
Authors: Richard Candell, Keith A Stouffer, Dhananjay Anand
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is developing a cybersecurity testbed for industrial control systems (ICS). The goal of this testbed is to measure the performance of an ICS when instrumented with cybersecurity protections i ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915876

15. Optimizing Information Set Decoding Algorithms to Attack Cyclosymetric MDPC Codes
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 10/3/2014
Author: Ray A Perlner
Abstract: The most important drawback to code-based cryptography has historically been its large key sizes. Recently, several promising approaches have been proposed to reduce keysizes. In particular, significant keysize reduction has been achieved by using ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916132

16. Recommendation for Pair-Wise Key-Establishment Schemes Using Integer Factorization Cryptography
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-56B Rev 1
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 10/1/2014
Authors: Elaine B Barker, Lidong Chen, Dustin Moody
Abstract: This Recommendation specifies key-establishment schemes using integer factorization cryptography, based on ANS X9.44, Key-establishment using Integer Factorization Cryptography [ANS X9.44], which was developed by the Accredited Standards Committee (A ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916341

17. Guidelines for Smart Grid Cybersecurity
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7628 Rev 1
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 9/25/2014
Authors: Victoria Y Pillitteri, Tanya L Brewer
Abstract: This three-volume report, Guidelines for Smart Grid Cybersecurity, presents an analytical framework that organizations can use to develop effective cybersecurity strategies tailored to their particular combinations of Smart Grid-related character ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916068

18. The Future of Cybersecurity Education
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 8/19/2014
Authors: Ernest Leroy McDuffie, V. P. Piotrowski
Abstract: By fostering public-private partnerships in cybersecurity education, the US government is motivating federal agencies, industry, and academia to work more closely together to defend cyberspace.
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917265

19. Release of NIST Interagency Report 7946, CVSS Implementation Guidance
Series: ITL Bulletin
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 7/10/2014
Authors: Harold Booth, Joshua M Franklin, Larry Feldman, Gregory A. Witte
Abstract: The Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an open standard designed to convey severity and risk of information system vulnerabilities. CVSS was commissioned by the National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) in support of the global Vulne ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916242

20. Guide for Applying the Risk Management Framework to Federal Information Systems: A Security Life Cycle Approach
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-37 Rev 1
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 6/10/2014
Author: Ronald S Ross
Abstract: This publication provides guidelines for applying the Risk Management Framework (RMF) to federal information systems. The six-step RMF includes security categorization, security control selection, security control implementation, security control as ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916094



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