In The News

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October 11, 2019  |  Fed Scoop

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence plans to recreate some of the security architectures used by federal agencies and financial institutions and test if they make good zero-trust use cases.

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October 09, 2019  |  MSSP Alert

National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence unveils "Improving Cybersecurity of Managed Service Provicers" NIST project to help MSPs enhance their security.

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October 09, 2019  |  Microsoft

Applying patches is a critical part of protecting your system, and we learned that while it isn’t as easy as security departments think, it isn’t as hard as IT organizations think.

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October 09, 2019  |  Inside Cybersecurity

NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence is seeking comment on a draft guide on improving cybersecurity for Managed Service Providers that frequently handle cyber and other IT issues for smaller enterprises.

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October 09, 2019  |  Nextgov

Officials want to help power companies bolster their digital defenses as renewable energy resources like solar panels and wind turbines introduce more vulnerabilities to the grid.

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October 08, 2019  |  GovCon Wire

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is looking for sources of technology platforms and technical services that can help NIST develop guidance for securing internet-of-things devices used across the energy sector.

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October 08, 2019  |  Radiology Business

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCOE) is well aware of growing radiology security concerns and recently released draft guidelines to help safeguard picture archiving and communication systems. It’s essential the imaging business quickly take action, the group argued, to protect patient records and reduce the likelihood of a breach.

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October 07, 2019  |  FCW

The National Institute for Standards and Technology is looking to enter into cooperative research agreements for products and technical expertise that can secure energy-related internet-of-things devices.

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October 07, 2019  |  MeriTalk

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is looking to test security platforms and architectures to secure Internet of Things (IoT) devices from cyberattacks in the energy sector, according to an upcoming Federal Register notice.

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October 04, 2019  |  Imaging Technology News

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is releasing a new practice guide — NIST Special Publication 1800-24, Securing Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) — to help healthcare delivery organizations (HDOs) protect patient images and other pertinent medical data. Hyland Healthcare is one of the technology vendors who participated in developing this guide.