What is the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and Can It Benefit Your Small Business?

Read Rob Starr’s explain how NIST cyber security framework can benefit small and medium businesses on Small Biz Trends : Understanding best practices when it comes to cyber security is just as important to a small business’s bottom line as a good product. Being hacked or otherwise compromised can drive up costs, decimate profits and […]

Federal guide aims to help small providers tackle cybersecurity

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has just released new guidance on the information security fundamentals for small businesses, including small physician practices, across the nation. Read about the new guidance for small and medium enterprises issued by NIST on Healthdata Management.

NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act Passes in the House

On October 11, 2017, the House of Representatives passed bill H.R. 2105, the NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act (NIST Act), which would require the US Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to provide cybersecurity guidance to US small businesses. Read about the latest NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act (NIST Act) passed by […]

NIST leadership tackling physical security weaknesses through culture change, employee training

The National Institute of Standards and Technology boasts a history of bright minds contributing to everything from atomic clocks to the study of outer space fires, but while the institute is known for its research in safety and industry settings, the physical security of its facilities is falling short. Read how National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is tackling physical […]

Simplify NIST Cybersecurity Framework Adoption

Read why says that NIST should simplify its cyber security framework adoption on Infosec Magazine : The risk of cyber-attack for all kinds of organizations and businesses has soared in recent years. Malware has spread like wildfire, botnets and cybercrime software tools are easily obtained, and phishing scams have grown increasingly sophisticated. Read his full […]

Utilities Will Spend Billions On Cybersecurity As Threat Grows

Read why Constance Douris says that public sector utilities will spend billions of dollars on cyber security to counter cyber attacks on Forbes : The National Institute of Standards and Technology released a report in May identifying products available to enhance the electric grid’s cybersecurity. New technologies employed onto the grid are multiplying the number […]

What’s next for agency cyber efforts

When the White House issued its long-awaited executive order on cybersecurity in May, it formalized what many in government had long argued was necessary: adopting the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Cybersecurity Framework and embracing enterprise risk management at every agency. Read why United States government is asking all its agencies to adopt the National […]

NIST issues ‘next-generation’ draft guidance for IoT integration

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued its fifth revision of security and privacy guidance that includes a new focus on Internet of Things vulnerabilities. Read about the new NIST guidelines for Internet of Things integration on Fierce Healthcare.

Improve Healthcare Authentication with New NIST Guide

NIST recently released updated digital identity guidelines for federal agencies looking to create a secure authentication process. While not designed for healthcare authentication specifically, the guidelines could help the industry ensure a more secure password process. Read about the newly updated digital identity guidelines for healthcare firms by NIST on Health IT Security.

Report Recommends NIST Framework, Leadership for the Healthcare Industry to Combat Digital Threats

The healthcare industry in the U.S. is highly-regulated at the state and federal levels. A June 2017 HHS report recommends standardized guidelines, regulations and Dedicated leadership to combat digital health cybersecurity threats in the industry to protect patient privacy and security. For example, the report notes, devices such as smart continuous glucose monitors and insulin delivery […]