The NIST cybersecurity framework helps navigate modern threat landscape

The NIST Cybersecurity Framework helps organizations assess and manage their cybersecurity risks, but it can be arduous to master when organizations try to follow the guidelines, according to Steven Gutkin, deputy director at the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness. Gutkin spoke with SearchCIO at the recent Fusion CEO-CIO Symposium, produced by WTN […]

NIST Releases Internet of Things (IoT) Security Guidance

Read  David Navetta and Kris Kleiner take a analytic look at the Internet of Things guidance issued by NIST on Data Protection Report : Late last year, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) released Special Publication 800-160 (the “Guidance”) on implementing security in Internet-of-Things (“IoT”) devices. Read their full article here.

New NIST guide helps small businesses improve cybersecurity

Small-business owners may think that they are too small to be victims of cyber hackers, but Pat Toth knows otherwise. Toth leads outreach efforts to small businesses on cybersecurity at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and understands the challenges these businesses face in protecting their data and systems. Read about the new […]

NIST shifts focus of security guidance to ‘engineering’

Security experts have long said that internet-connected systems and software need security controls and features built in by design, in the same manner they’re built into physical infrastructure. The National Institute of Standards and Technology agrees and has issued guidance to help software engineers build secure products. Read about how the National Institute of Standards […]

National Institute of Standards and Technology Releases Cybersecurity Guide for Small Businesses

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released guidance today designed to help small businesses improve their cybersecurity preparedness. The document, Small Business Information Security: The Fundamentals, is based on NIST’s 2014 Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, a widely used cybersecurity framework (Cybersecurity Framework). Read about the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) […]

Small Businesses Need Digital Security, Too: NIST

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is reaching out to small business owners to help them improve their digital security with a new guidebook entitled ‘Small Business Information Security: The Fundamentals’. Read about the guidebook entitled  ‘Small Business Information Security: The Fundamentals’ released by the National Institute of Standards and Technology for small and […]

Encrypting the Internet of Things

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is moving ahead with an initiative to create standards for cryptographic algorithms for small computing devices, such as those found in automobiles, control systems, smart grids and the Internet of Things. Read about NIST plans to create encryption standards for Internet of Things on Bank Info Security.

Why NIST is the Best Approach for Joined-up Physical and Cyber Security

Read Martin Courtney explain why NIST is best approach to physical and cyber security on IFSEC Global : UK security vendors should look to the US for help in standardising converged security systems, according to experts, or risk their cyber defences being undermined by a lack of co-ordination and harmonisation between physical and data security platforms. […]

ICIT Explains NIST Guide Impact on Healthcare Cybersecurity

As health IT developers work to create the latest platforms and tools for the industry, it is essential that healthcare cybersecurity measures remain a top priority. However, numerous types of healthcare organizations should take note of a guide released earlier this month that could potentially impact how the industry can keep data secure. Read about […]

NIST to release new guidance for strengthening hospital cybersecurity

The imminent set of best practices will help healthcare organizations become more penetration-resistant, more effective at limiting damage attackers can inflict and ultimately better able to withstand cyberattacks. Read about the forthcoming NIST guidelines for strengthening health care cyber security on Healthcare IT News.