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171. 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 ...

172. Secure Hash Standard: Updated Specifications Approved and Issued as Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 180-4
Series: ITL Bulletin
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 5/9/2012
Author: Shirley M. Radack
Abstract: This bulletin summarizes the information that is included in revised Federal Information Processing Standard 180-4, Secure Hash Standard. The revised standard, announced in a March 6, 2012, Federal Register notice, was approved by the Secretary of Co ...

173. Secure Management of Keys in Cryptographic Applications: Guidance for Organizations
Series: ITL Bulletin
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 2/24/2010
Author: Shirley M. Radack
Abstract: This bulletin summarizes the information presented in NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-57, Recommendation for Key Management, Part 3, Application Specific Key Management Guidance. The publication supplements Parts 1 and 2 of SP 800-57, by providing ...

174. Securely Connecting the World with Cyber Security Standards
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 10/1/2004
Authors: Alicia Clay Jones, Michael D Hogan
Abstract: This paper focuses on some of the key roles that cyber security standards play in securely connecting our cyber world. Cyber security standards can be categorized as technical, management, or testing standards. All three types of standards are nece ...

175. Securing America‰s Digital Infrastructure Through Education
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 12/14/2012
Author: William D Newhouse
Abstract: This article provides an overview of the establishment of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), its government structure, and it goals. Parallels are drawn between the strategic R&D thrust, Developing Scientific Foundations ...

176. 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 ...

177. Security Automation from a NIST Perspective
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 10/21/2011
Authors: John Franklin Banghart, Stephen D Quinn, Kevin Mcguire Stine
Abstract: Security automation can harmonize the vast amounts of information technology (IT) data into coherent, comparable information streams that inform timely and active management of diverse IT systems. Through the creation of internationally recognized, f ...

178. Security Considerations in the System Development Life Cycle
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-64rev2
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 10/16/2008
Authors: Kevin Mcguire Stine, Richard L Kissel, Matthew A Scholl, Hart Rossman, J Fahlsing, Jessica Gulick
Abstract: The purpose of this guideline is to assist agencies in building security into their IT development processes. This should result in more cost-effective, risk-appropriate security control identification, development, and testing. This guide focuses on ...

179. Security Measurement Guide for Information Technology Systems
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-55rev1
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 7/16/2008
Authors: Elizabeth Chew, Marianne Swanson, Kevin Mcguire Stine, N Bartol, Anthony Brown, W Robinson
Abstract: This document provides guidance on how an organization, through the use of metrics, identifies the adequacy of in-place security controls, policies, and procedures. It provides an approach to help management decide where to invest in additional secur ...

180. Security Patches and the CVE Vulnerability Naming Scheme: Tools to Address Computer System Vulnerabilities
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 10/1/2002
Author: Elizabeth B Lennon
Abstract: : Today more than ever, timely response to vulnerabilities is critical to maintain the operational availability, confidentiality, and integrity of information technology (IT) systems. To assist federal agencies and industry respond to vulnerabilities ...

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