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June 09, 2020  |  HelpNet Security

Greek philosopher Heraclitus said that the only constant in life is change. This philosophy holds true for securing enterprise network resources. Network security has been and is constantly evolving, often spurred by watershed events such as the 2017 NotPetya ransomware attack that crashed thousands of computers across the globe with a single piece of code. These events prompt changes in network architectures and the philosophies that underlie them.

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June 09, 2020  |  Automation.com

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has invited ten technology providers and industry experts to collaborate on the Protecting Information and System Integrity in Industrial Control System Environments Project.

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June 09, 2020  |  Politico

NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence announced the tech organizations that will collaborate on an industrial control system security project: CyberX, Dispel, Dragos, GreenTec USA, ForeScout Technologies, OSIsoft, Radiflow, Tenable, TDi Technologies and VMware.

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June 09, 2020  |  Meri Talk

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) announced June 8 that it has invited 10 technology providers and industry experts to collaborate on the Protecting Information and System Integrity in Industrial Control System Environments Project. The companies are CyberX, Dispel, Dragos, GreenTec USA, ForeScout Technologies, OSIsoft, Radiflow, Tenable, TDi Technologies, and VMware.

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June 09, 2020  |  Federal News Network

Many agencies have seen their IT and cybersecurity workloads balloon during the coronavirus pandemic and with more federal employees seeking remote access to networks while teleworking.

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June 08, 2020  |  Fifth Domain

As adversaries will continue to evolve and adapt to benefit from any circumstance, including telework, the public sector in response must adopt secure and modern practices to stay one step ahead and protect the nation’s most secure information.

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June 08, 2020  |  Security Boulevard

In September 2019, the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NISTannounced the release of a draft practice guide entitled, “NIST Special Publication (SP) 1800-23: Energy Sector Asset Management.” The NCCoE spent the next two months collecting comments from the public to improve their guide. They then used this feedback to improve upon their initial draft.

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June 07, 2020  |  Tripwire

The wait is finally over. On May 20, the NCCoE released the final version of NIST SP 1800-23: Energy Sector Asset Management.

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May 30, 2020  |  Biometric Update

The week’s top headlines in biometrics and digital ID are largely split between two different market dynamics. Work towards extending responsible and effective ID systems in the developing world continues with a major new ID2020 member and companies based in Africa increasing market competition.

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May 29, 2020  |  FedTech

Agencies need to consider both keeping sensitive data safe and protecting users’ privacy as they engage in virtual meetings.