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Below are the latest news stories highlighting the NCCoE. The following links to external websites are curated for your convenience. Inclusion of these stories does not imply NCCoE endorsement or responsibility for the content found on these external websites.

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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. 

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March 11, 2019  |  Cyber Security Hub

This article summarizes what to expect from the NIST Privacy Framework as well as other NIST session highlights from this year's RSAC Conference.

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March 08, 2019  |  HealthITSecurity

In August, NIST and the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence released guidance around healthcare mobile device security to better protect patient data.

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February 28, 2019  |  CyberX

CyberX, the IIoT and industrial control system (ICS) security company, today announced that it will be jointly presenting with NIST in an educational SANS webinar titled “NIST Recommendations for ICS & IIoT Security.”