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June 18, 2019  |  Health IT Security

The NIST National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is seeking industry feedback on their new project description discussing successful continuous monitoring capabilities able to automatically and efficiently detect when a malicious actor gains access to an organization’s IT infrastructure.

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June 18, 2019  |  Politico

NIST's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) on Monday released a draft proposal for a project to help businesses improve their continuous monitoring programs, and it’s asking for feedback

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May 22, 2019  |  BizTech

A NIST practice guide contains suggestions for how to prevent the use of stolen credit card data in online shopping. The guide, currently in draft format and expected to post in final form in June, is designed to help prevent credential stuffing and account takeovers, as well as remedy vulnerabilities such as failure to lock out users who enter multiple incorrect passwords. The guidelines work with existing technologies, NCCoE says; the agency worked with RSA and Splunk, among others, to test the ideas. The guide does not study how security would work for customers who prefer to shop as a guest or who shop on mobile devices.

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May 06, 2019  |  Technology Decisions

The Premier of South Australia has visited the US to explore investments and growth opportunities for SA’s cyber sector. The trip includes visits to the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) Centre for Cybersecurity, the National Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence (NCCoE) and the cybersecurity training and simulation centre Maryland Range.

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April 25, 2019  |  Inside Cybersecurity

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is seeking comment on guidelines for preventing unauthorized access to connected “Internet of Things” consumer devices by malicious actors, for use in launching distributed denial of service attacks or other internet disruptions and privacy breaches.

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April 19, 2019  |  WDVM

Students from around the state put their cybersecurity knowledge to the test at the 2019 Maryland Community College Cyber Competition. Teams of three set up their laptops inside the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, in Rockville.

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April 16, 2019  |  Infosecurity Magazine

As technology, threats, and industry dynamics continue to evolve, NIST must continue to evolve to stay relevant. At RSA 2019, for instance, a lot of the NIST discussion centered on how the Institute’s approach to privacy needs to adapt to GDPR. Thankfully, cybersecurity practitioners have resources to weather these changes and continue to implement the framework. NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) features practice guides and other tools to navigate challenges ranging from managing complexities and efficiencies, to simplifying compliance through automated reports and documentation.

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April 10, 2019  |  Business Wire

MasterPeace Solutions, Ltd. will be participating in the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Industry Day on Wednesday, April 10, from 9:00 am-12:00 pm ET.

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March 19, 2019  |  The National Law Review

Just last month, the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), a part of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), published guidance for public and private companies to protect mobile devices and help prevent data breaches. The publication, titled “Mobile Device Security: Cloud and Hybrid Build,” is a how to guide for companies to secure mobile devices using commercially available technology.

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March 18, 2019  |  Security Boulevard

Tripwire is working with the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) in the Data Integrity: Detecting and Responding to Ransomware and Other Destructive Events Building Block Consortium to develop practical, interoperable cybersecurity approaches that address the real-world needs of complex Information Technology (IT) systems.