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November 04, 2015  |  FedScoop

Government scientists are asking for feedback on a new guide they've developed to help companies establish a secure framework for their employees' mobile devices — increasingly a key component of business models around the country.

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, part of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Wednesday issued “Mobile Device Security: Cloud & Hybrid Builds.”

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November 02, 2015  |  ECommerce Times

The controversy over the management of email systems by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been in the spotlight since March. More recently, in October, the CIA director acknowledged that his personal email had been hacked. Both situations highlight the continuing vulnerability of email, whether personal or professional.

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November 02, 2015  |  SecureIDNews

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is behind a new project focused on protecting privacy and security when reusing credentials online. The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is partnering with the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace National Program Office (NSTIC) to take comments on the project, which will examine how commercially available privacy-enhancing technologies may be integrated into identity broker solutions. 

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October 29, 2015  |  HealthITSecurity

NIST is seeking comments on a new project “focused on protecting privacy and security when reusing credentials at multiple online service providers.” The guide is titled Privacy-Enhanced Identity Brokers, and was written by The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), in partnership with the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace National Program Office.

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October 29, 2015  |  Ping Identity

As an organization, we've put a stake in the ground on re-framing the way enterprises approach security by placing identity at the center of that framework. We're constantly thinking about how we can better equip our customers with the tools and knowledge they need to embrace the shift to this approach, which we call Identity Defined Security.

To that end, we recently teamed up with National Cybersecurity Center for Excellence (NCCoE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology to develop a practical resource for identity and access management.

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October 29, 2015  |  Belarc

The U.S. NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) has released an IT security Practice Guide titled "IT Asset Management". Belarc has been working closely with the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on this cybersecurity project for financial institutions.

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October 28, 2015  |  Data Privacy and Security Insider

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, in partnership with the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace National Program Office, have launched a project designed to embed privacy and security measures into identity broker solutions.

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October 27, 2015  |  FedScoop

Large financial institutions often have similar issues to federal agencies when it comes to IT, including keeping track of what is hosted on or connected to an organization's network.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is trying to give those organizations a better way to tackle that problem, releasing a draft guide Tuesday that can help financial organizations manage their IT assets.

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October 22, 2015  |  FierceGovernmentIT

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is collaborating on two new projects that aim to foster the development of privacy-enhancing technologies. This work is part of the government's continued implementation of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, or NSTIC, a visionary plan rolled out by the White House in April 2011.