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21. The Importance of Entropy to Information Security
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 2/3/2014
Authors: Apostol T Vassilev, Timothy Hall
Abstract: The strength of cryptographic keys is an active challenge in academic research and industrial practice. In this paper we discuss the entropy as fundamentally important concept for generating hard-to-guess, i.e., strong, cryptographic keys and outline ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915121

22. k-Zero Day Safety: A Network Security Metric for Measuring the Risk of Unknown Vulnerabilities
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 1/31/2014
Authors: Lingyu Wang, Sushil Jajodia, Anoop Singhal, Pengsu Cheng, Steven Noel
Abstract: By enabling a direct comparison of different security solutions with respect to their relative effectiveness, a network security metric may provide quantifiable evidences to assist security practitioners in securing computer networks. However, resear ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914235

23. A Profile of the Key Management Framework for the Federal Government
Series: ITL Bulletin
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 1/9/2014
Author: Elaine B Barker
Abstract: The Computer Security Division within ITL has recently provided a draft of Special Publication (SP) 800-152, A Profile for U. S. Federal Cryptographic Key Management Systems, for public comment. NIST SP 800-152 is based on NIST SP 800-130, A Fram ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915268

24. A New Standard for Securing Media-Independent Handover: IEEE 802.21a
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 12/31/2013
Authors: Rafa Marin-Lopez, Fernando Bernal-Hidalgo, Subir Das, Lidong Chen, Yoshihiro Ohba
Abstract: When enabling handover between different radio interfaces (e.g., handover from 3G to Wi-Fi), reducing network access authentication latency and securing handover related signaling messages are major challenging problems, amongst many others. The IEEE ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914725

25. WS-Biometric Devices
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 12/17/2013
Authors: Kevin C Mangold, Ross J Micheals
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914479

26. Taxonomic Rules for Password Policies: Translating the Informal to the Formal Language
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7970
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 12/9/2013
Authors: Kevin Killourhy, Yee-Yin Choong, Mary Frances Theofanos
Abstract: A password policy may seem formal in the sense that it is written in a legalistic language, giving the impression of a binding contract. However, such policies are informal in the logical sense that the policy statements are not written in a clear, u ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914627

27. ITL Releases Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework
Series: ITL Bulletin
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 11/4/2013
Author: Elizabeth B Lennon
Abstract: This ITL Bulletin announces the release of the Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework and gives instructions for submitting comments.
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914990

28. Smart Grid Mesh Network Security Using Dynamic Key Distribution with Merkle Tree 4-Way Handshaking
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 10/13/2013
Author: Hamid Gharavi
Abstract: Distributed mesh sensor networks provide cost-effective communications for deployment in various smart grid domains, such as home area networks (HAN), neighborhood area networks (NAN), and substation/plant-generation local area networks. This paper i ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914747

29. Cryptographic Key Management Issues & Challenges in Cloud Services
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7956
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 9/18/2013
Authors: Ramaswamy Chandramouli, Michaela Iorga, Santosh Chokhani
Abstract: To interact with various services in the cloud and to store the data generated/processed by those services, several security capabilities are required. Based on a core set of features in the three common cloud services - Infrastructure as a Service ( ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914304

30. A Framework for Designing Cryptographic Key Management Systems
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-130
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 8/15/2013
Authors: Elaine B Barker, Miles Smid, Dennis Branstad, Santosh Chokhani
Abstract: This Framework for Designing Cryptographic Key Management Systems (CKMS) contains topics that should be considered by a CKMS designer when developing a CKMS design specification. For each topic, there are one or more documentation requirements that n ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914228



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