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November 25, 2015  |  ExecutiveGov

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a white paper that suggests various methods for companies to avoid and recover from a data integrity attack.

NIST said Tuesday its National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence produced the draft document with the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center and several technology vendors in an effort to help businesses protect their data from insider threats and malicious software.

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November 24, 2015  |  Inside Cybersecurity

The National Institute of Standards and Technology on Tuesday released a new draft white paper titled "Data Integrity: Reducing the impact of an attack," highlighting practices to prepare for and recover from cyber attacks that compromise data.

According to NIST, the guide outlines technical challenges of ensuring accurate and complete backup data when recovering from a cyber attack.

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November 23, 2015  |  Inside Cybersecurity

The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) announced Monday the availability of a guide for financial services entities that want to bolster their operational continuity and reduce risks associated with a destructive cyber attack.

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November 23, 2015  |  FedScoop

A new project from the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence aims to help businesses protect their data after they’ve suffered an attack.

Outlined in a white paper released Tuesday, the NIST office partnered with the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center, known as FS-ISAC, to create case studies for how companies can prepare for and mitigate damage from various kinds of cyberattacks. The project will go on to explore methods for recovering operating systems, databases, user files, applications and system configurations.

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November 22, 2015  |  GCN

A survey this spring of 1,800 federal information security professionals revealed that the government’s security posture hasn’t improved over the past two years. So, what should the U.S. government do to tackle this problem head on?

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November 15, 2015  |  Inside Cybersecurity

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence in Rockville, MD, on Thursday hosts the next event in its speaker series, examining cybersecurity in retail and challenges with point of sale and payment technologies.

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November 08, 2015  |  Lexology

The Mobile Device Security guidance was issued by NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (“NCCoE”), a partnership among NIST and companies in the technology industry. The guidance emerged from NIST’s collaboration with Microsoft, Intel, Lookout and Symantec.

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November 08, 2015  |  iHealthBeat

The National Institute of Standards and Technology and the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence have released a guide to keeping personal information secure on workers' mobile devices...

In the news
November 05, 2015  |  ExecutiveGov

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released draft guidance on how private enterprises can manage the cybersecurity of sensitive business data that employees store or access in mobile devices.

NIST said Wednesday the agency-run National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence provided in the guide several methods for organizations to configure, install and embed commercial mobile device security technology into their systems.

In the news
November 05, 2015  |  FierceMobileHealthcare

Two cybersecurity groups have released a "how to" draft guide for organizations to keep private and sensitive information stored on employees' mobile devices secure.

The guide, from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), includes ways to keep data secure "throughout the mobile device lifecycle," according to an executive summary.