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August 07, 2018  |  MarketScreener

Veracity Industrial Networks, an award-winning developer of Industrial SDN-based technology for operational networks, today announced they have been selected by the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) as technology collaborators in the Energy Sector Asset Management (ESAM) Project.

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August 06, 2018  |  SecureIDNews

NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) recently released a second draft of the NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide SP 1800-12 Derived Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Credentials. The new draft document is available online, and feedback and public comment will be accepted through October, 1, 2018

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August 06, 2018  |  MedCityNews

The new report from the National Institute of Standards and Technology outlines how organizations can use open-source and commercially available tools to keep patient information safe on mobile devices.

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August 06, 2018  |  HIPAA Journal

To help healthcare organizations take advantage of mobile devices without violating the HIPAA Security Rule and patient privacy, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has produced a new guide – Securing Electronic Health Records on Mobile Devices. The guide focuses on healthcare organizations that use mobile devices to review, update, and exchange electronic health records and addresses risks such as the loss or theft of devices, the hacking of devices, connecting to untrusted networks, and interaction between mobile devices and other systems.

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August 03, 2018  |  Healthcare Dive

With smartphones and tablets becoming ubiquitous in healthcare, the National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued a “how-to” guide aimed at helping providers secure EHRs on mobile devices. The guide provides a simulated solution developed by NIST's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence using commercially available products. The scenario involves interactions among mobile devices and an EHR system that is supported by an organization's IT infrastructure.

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August 03, 2018  |  HealthITSecurity

NIST and the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) have released a guide on how providers can improve healthcare mobile device security to better protect PHI. The guidance, Securing Electronic Records on Mobile Devices, provides IT professionals and security engineers with a security architecture that they can copy or recreate.

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August 03, 2018  |  Becker's Health IT & CIO Record Report

The National Institute of Standards and Technology at the U.S. Department of Commerce released a guide for securing patient information accessed on mobile devices.

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August 02, 2018  |  EHR Intelligence

Implementing security safeguards is increasingly important as providers store and share patient EHRs on mobile devices.

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August 02, 2018  |  American Security Today

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is excited to announce the latest draft of Special Publication 1800-12: Derived Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Credentials in now available. This latest draft incorporates comments on the previous draft NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide and expands the scope to include issuing Derived PIV Credentials (DPC) to manage mobile devices using Identity, Credentials, and Access Management (ICAM) shared services.

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July 31, 2018  |  Sys-Con Media

Dragos, Inc., the trusted leader in industrial threat detection and response technology and services, announced today it has been selected by the NCCoE as a technology collaborator on the Energy Sector Asset Management Project, which aims to help energy providers monitor, manage, and secure their assets. The NCCoE will implement Dragos' technology, along with other technologies, in a laboratory environment to build a standards-based, modular, end-to-end example solution that will address the security challenges of operational technology (OT) asset management for the energy sector