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201. 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

202. The NIST Definition of Cloud Computing
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-145
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 9/28/2011
Authors: Peter M Mell, Timothy Grance
Abstract: Cloud computing is a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909616

203. The National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (Enhancing Online Choice, Efficiency, Security, and Privacy through Standards)
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 11/1/2011
Author: Jeremy A Grant
Abstract: Dear Password, It‰s time for you to retire. You‰ve served us well, but the reality is that you‰re woefully outdated and fundamentally insecure. Moreover, our reliance on you is making it difficult to move some very interesting and valuable types of ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909550

204. The Policy Machine: a Novel Architecture and Framework for Access Control Policy Specification and Enforcement
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 4/1/2011
Authors: David F Ferraiolo, Vijay (Vijay) Atluri, Serban Ilie Gavrila
Abstract: The ability to control access to sensitive data in accordance with policy is perhaps the most fundamental security requirement. Despite over four decades of security research, the limited ability for existing access control mechanisms to generically ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905440

205. The Second Static Analysis Tool Exposition (SATE) 2009
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 500-287
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 7/2/2010
Authors: Vadim Okun, Paul E Black, Aurelien Michel Dominique Delaitre
Abstract: The NIST SAMATE project conducted the second Static Analysis Tool Exposition (SATE) in 2009 to advance research in static analysis tools that find security defects in source code. The main goals of SATE were to enable empirical research based on larg ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905879

206. The Technical Specification for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP): SCAP Version 1.0
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-126
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 11/5/2009
Authors: Stephen D Quinn, David Anthony Waltermire, Christopher S. Johnson, Karen Ann Scarfone, John Franklin Banghart
Abstract: This document defines the technical specification for Version 1.0 of the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP). SCAP consists of a suite of specifications for standardizing the format and nomenclature by which security software communicates inf ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904075

207. The Technical Specification for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP): SCAP Version 1.1
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-126rev1
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

208. The Technical Specification for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP): SCAP Version 1.2
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-126rev2
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 9/30/2011
Authors: David Anthony Waltermire, Stephen D Quinn, Karen Ann Scarfone, Adam Michael Halbardier
Abstract: This document provides the definitive technical specification for version 1.2 of the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP). SCAP consists of a suite of specifications for standardizing the format and nomenclature by which information about soft ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909467

209. 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

210. Toward Privacy Standards Based on Empirical Studies
Topic: Cybersecurity
Published: 4/28/2011
Authors: Serge M. (Serge) Egelman, Erika McCallister
Abstract: In this paper, we argue that if privacy standards are created to guide ,do-not-trackŠ technologies, it is imperative that these standards are created with the primary stakeholder in mind: the data subject. Previous privacy and security standards ha ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908282



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