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31. Summary of NIST SP 800-53, Revision 4: Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 2/19/2014
Authors: Kelley L Dempsey, Gregory Allen Witte, Doug Rike
Abstract: The white paper provides an overview of NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-53, Revision 4: Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations, which was published April 30, 2013.

32. Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, Version 1.0
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 2/12/2014
Author: Adam Sedgewick
Abstract: The national and economic security of the United States depends on the reliable functioning of critical infrastructure. Cybersecurity threats take advantage of the increased complexity and connectivity of critical infrastructure systems, placing the ...

33. Estimation of uncertainty in application profiles
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1826
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 2/3/2014
Author: David W Flater
Abstract: Application profiling tools are the instruments used to measure software performance at the function and application levels. The most powerful measurement method available in application profiling tools today is sampling-based profiling, where a ...

34. IT Risks
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 2/3/2014
Authors: Linda Wilbanks, David R Kuhn, Wes Chou
Abstract: Risk management is a common phrase when managing information, from the CISO to the programmer. We acknowledge that risk management is the identification, assessment and prioritization of risks and reflects how we manage uncertainty. These are some a ...

35. Software Testing - Guest Editor Introduction
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 2/3/2014
Authors: Renee Bryce, David R Kuhn
Abstract: This special issue presents papers that focus on important problems within the Software Testing community.

36. k-Zero Day Safety: A Network Security Metric for Measuring the Risk of Unknown Vulnerabilities
Topic: Information Technology
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 ...

37. Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations (NIST SP 800-53, Revision 4 [including updates as of 1/15/2014]
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-53rev4
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 1/30/2014
Author: Ronald S Ross
Abstract: This publication provides a catalog of security and privacy controls for federal information systems and organizations and a process for selecting controls to protect organizational operations (including mission, functions, image, and reputation), or ...

38. A New Standard for Securing Media-Independent Handover: IEEE 802.21a
Topic: Information Technology
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 ...

39. Depicting Web Images for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 12/9/2013
Authors: Andrea Bajcsy, YaShian Li-Baboud, Mary C Brady
Abstract: A prototype to translate web graph and map images into 3D printed models in order to give the blind and visually impaired access to voting and election information.

40. PDR: A Prevention, Detection and Response Mechanism for Anomalies in Energy Control Systems
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 10/30/2013
Authors: Maria C. Alcaraz, Meltem Sonmez Turan
Abstract: Prevention, detection and response are nowadays considered to be three priority topics for protecting critical infrastructures, such as energy control systems. Despite attempts to address these current issues, there is still a particular lack of inve ...

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