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March 24, 2020  |  Federal News Network

A huddle between agencies may have yielded new cybersecurity guidance for teleworking federal employees.

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March 19, 2020  |  ExecutiveBiz

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence has proposed the creation of a reference framework that will help address privacy and security gaps in healthcare organizations that employ telehealth systems.

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March 18, 2020  |  Meri Talk

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) and 10 private sector and academia technology partners are collaborating on the Securing Telehealth Remote Patient Monitoring Ecosystem Project. 

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March 17, 2020  |  FCW

Workers across the country are being sent home and told to telework as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread. As virtual meetings and other online interactions become a reality for many federal agencies and businesses, so too do the related cybersecurity threats.

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March 17, 2020  |  Bleeping Computer

The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today shared a number of measures that should be taken by remote workers to prevent eavesdropping and protect their privacy during virtual meetings while working from home during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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March 10, 2020  |  Venture Beat

Palo Alto Networks‘ Unit 42 security division said medical equipment is outdated and vulnerable to hacker attacks and health care organizations are displaying poor network security hygiene.

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March 06, 2020  |  Globe News Wire

The ongoing Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a new illustration of how remote patient monitoring can change the efficiency and economics of modern healthcare systems. Protected Health Information is at the heart of telehealth concerns.

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March 04, 2020  |  Meri Talk

There are many challenges facing defense agencies when it comes to modernizing technologies and establishing an environment for industry and government to effectively communicate is essential to this process.

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March 03, 2020  |  Federal News Network

The notion of zero trust networks and architecture intended to support better cybersecurity is often misunderstood. Cyber experts at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have put out a document to help.

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February 19, 2020  |  Homeland Security Today

The National Institute of Standards and Technology and the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence are teaming on an effort to provide guidance that will help organizations verify that internal components of purchased computing devices are genuine and unaltered