In The News

Below are the latest news stories highlighting the NCCoE. The following links to external websites are curated for your convenience. Inclusion of these stories does not imply NCCoE endorsement or responsibility for the content found on these external websites.

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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

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July 26, 2018  |  DigiCert

As the consortium's first certificate authority, DigiCert will play a key role in developing a cybersecurity reference design on the management of TLS server certificates in medium and large enterprises

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July 20, 2018  |  ExecutiveBiz

ForeScout has been selected to help secure the country’s energy sector infrastructure. Ryan Brichant, ForeScout vice president and chief technology officer for critical infrastructure and operational technology security, said Wednesday that his company and seven other firms have been chosen to perform work under the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence’s Energy Sector Asset Management Project. The firm will develop a cybersecurity reference design meant to improve an energy company’s ability to control and secure its operational technology equipment.

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July 18, 2018  |  BankInfoSecurity

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at NIST has created a series of free resources touting best industry practices that utilize the latest technology, automation and system controls to guide industry professionals through minimizing their cyber risks and identifying threats. These practices go a long way to minimize errors, but they don't completely eliminate the potential for error by human actors.

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July 18, 2018  |  ForeScout

ForeScout shares news about their participation in the Energy Sector Asset Management (ESAM) project led by NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE). The company will work with other selected vendors to manage, monitor, and baseline operational technology (OT) assets. 

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July 01, 2018  |  United States Cybersecurity Magazine

NIST Guest Researcher William Barker discusses the past, present and future of the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence. Learn more about how the center partners with IT users, service providers, product developers, vendors, and other government agencies along with examples of our projects.