In The News

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October 24, 2018  |  Odessa American

Zingbox, provider of the most widely deployed healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) analytics platform and a leader in healthcare IoT research, today announced that it has been chosen to work with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) on a consortium to develop practical, interoperable cybersecurity solutions for healthcare delivery organizations.

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October 22, 2018  |  Cision

The last full week of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) focuses on strengthening our shared commitment to protecting the vast networks and systems fueling our nation's utilities, finance, transportation, agriculture and communications sectors.

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October 18, 2018  |  HealthITSecurity

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence unveiled this week an initial set of vendor partners for a medical device security project called Securing Picture Archiving and Communication Systems.

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October 16, 2018  |  BiometricUpdate.com

Intercede has announced the launch of a cybersecurity guidance resource for federal agencies required to authenticate individuals through mobile devices for access to information systems and applications. The resource is the result of a two-year collaboration with the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST’s) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE).

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October 15, 2018  |  HealthITSecurity

HealthITSecurity mentions the NCCoE guide, Securing Electronic Records on Mobile Devices, in this story about how healthcare organizations are increasingly using mobile devices to enhance their productivity and patient experience.

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October 11, 2018  |  MedTech Dive

ICU Medical has teamed up with IT security company Imprivata to protect network-connected infusion pumps from cyber attacks. The partners hope to make advances that enable the identification of users and otherwise improve the physical and cybersecurity of infusion pumps. News of the collaboration comes two months after the U.S. National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) published a report into the security of wireless infusion pumps.

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October 11, 2018  |  Imperial Valley News

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is pleased to announce that GreenTec-USA, CryptoniteNXT, Micro Focus, Tripwire, Semperis, Cisco, and Symantec have joined as technology collaborators in the Identifying and Protecting Assets Against Ransomware and Other Destructive Events Project. Technology collaborators for the Detecting and Responding to Ransomware and Other Destructive Events Project include Glasswall Solutions, Micro Focus, Tripwire, Semperis, Cisco, and Symantec. Open source technologies from FileZilla and Duplicati will also be used.

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October 10, 2018  |  ExecutiveBiz

Samuel Visner, director at the National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research and Development Center operated by Mitre, has been selected for an annual list of prominent executives in Washington’s technology industry.

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October 09, 2018  |  JD Supra

On September 7, the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published Special Publication 1800-5 – IT Asset Management Practice Guide (the Guide) to help financial services companies tackle challenges in managing both the hardware and software components of their information technology assets. The three sections are: Volume A – Executive Summary, Volume B – Approach, Architecture, and Security Characteristics, and Volume C – How-To Guides.

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October 05, 2018  |  MeriTalk

In the ever-present area of IoT security, Katerina Megas, program manager for the Cybersecurity for IoT program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), described how the agency invites private sector partners into the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) to help create implementation guides for cybersecurity challenges. She cited a completed project that created a reference architecture for wireless infusion pumps, and a current project looking at the Manufacturer’s Usage Description to prevent routers from communicating with unauthorized devices.