News and Events

December 10, 2020

NIST's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has released two new guides to assist organizations with ransomware protection. 

December 09, 2020

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) within the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a draft internal report on an approach based on hardware-enabled security to help protect application containers in multi-tenant cloud environments.

December 09, 2020

NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE)-in collaboration with members of the business community and vendors of cybersecurity solutions-has built example solutions to address the data integrity challenges posed by ransomware and other destructive events.

December 09, 2020

New guidance is available for remote patient monitoring (RPM) companies on cybersecurity and privacy compliance. The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), part of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), has released Securing Telehealth Remote Patient Monitoring Ecosystem

December 08, 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released draft guidance targeted at cloud service providers (CSPs) to help them protect application containers in multi-tenant environments, taking a hardware-based approach to security.

December 08, 2020

NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE)—in collaboration with members of the business community and vendors of cybersecurity solutions—has built example solutions to address the data integrity challenges posed by ransomware and other destructive events.

December 07, 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) announces the publication of draft NIST Internal Report (IR) 8320A, Hardware-Enabled Security: Container Platform Security Prototype. The public comment period is open now through January 29, 2021. We welcome your comments and feedback.

December 07, 2020

NCCoE/PEP’s Nakia Grayson will speak at the Council of State Governments (CSG) Virtual Policy Academy on Monday, December 7, 2020, from 2:45pm-3:45pm (Eastern). Nakia is part of a panel discussion, COVID-19 & Health Care Impacts, discussing how privacy risks can be addressed in telehealth. She will speak about the privacy challenges and work related in the NCCoE’s Securing Telehealth: Remote Patient Monitoring Ecosystem.

November 20, 2020

The NCCoE hosted a series of virtual workshops this fall. Listen to a webcast, view the presentations, or learn more about a project.

November 17, 2020

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has invited  technology providers and industry experts AMI, AT&T, CableLabs, Cisco, Dell Inc., Intel, Keysight, MiTAC, Nokia, Palo Alto Networks, and T-Mobile.to collaborate on the 5G Cybersecurity Project. 

November 16, 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is pleased to announce the publication of the draft NIST Special Publication (SP) 1800-30: Securing Telehealth Remote Patient Monitoring Ecosystem Practice Guide.

November 10, 2020

A popular sci-fi show from the 1990s, The X-Files, had a tag line that is very relevant in today's society: "Trust no one." In our working and personal lives, this is a valuable security stance to adopt when we are online. However, trust does play a role in establishing an individual's identity and granting access to applications and data so they can do their job.

November 09, 2020

Members of the Mitigating IoT-Based DDoS project team will participate in IETF 109 Virtual Hackathon on November 9-13, 2020 where they will demonstrate how the MUD-PD tool can help generate Manufacturer Usage Description (MUD) files. MUD-PD is a tool for storing packet capture (PCAP) files to use in manual analysis and automated generation of MUD files. The project team is looking to collect feedback on the usability, efficacy, and desired additional features for MUD-PD. This will be a great opportunity to fix bugs, enable improvements, and develop additional features (see proposed feature list below).

October 28, 2020

CISOs need to ensure they and their security teams are aware of the new threats created by many businesses expanding their attack surface with many employees still working remotely.

October 26, 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) hosted a virtual workshop on Monday October 26, 2020. The purpose of the workshop was to discuss the challenges and investigate the practical and implementable approaches to enhance the security of IoT devices through trusted network-layer onboarding and re-onboarding of those devices throughout the device lifecycle. 

October 26, 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Engineering Laboratory (EL) and the NIST National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) will host a virtual workshop on October 26-27, 2020. The purpose of the workshop is to discuss the challenges, opportunities and use cases of various blockchain technologies to improve traceability across manufacturing supply and logistics chains.

October 26, 2020

Federal agencies are rolling out more IoT and 5G wireless deployments. What are the best ways to protect such technologies?

October 23, 2020

“Telehealth” refers to a wide range of technologies to connect patients to health care services through videoconferencing, remote monitoring, electronic consultations and wireless communications. Just like you would expect your virtual conversation with your doctor to be private and secure, you would also want to be sure that all your other health information that is transmitted over the internet or cellular networks is also protected.

October 23, 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is looking for entities to participate in its program aimed at promoting the implementation of zero-trust architectures.