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December 04, 2018  |  CPO Magazine

The NIST National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has successfully completed two projects – and is working on a third – where FIDO protocols were specifically chosen to address authentication problems for Public Safety/First Responders, as well as to mitigate the risk of e-commerce fraud. Practice guidelines have also been published by the NCCoE to assist anyone choosing to adopt this superior authentication capability.

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November 29, 2018  |  Inside Cybersecurity

The departments of Commerce and Homeland Security today released an eagerly awaited “roadmap” to implementing their recommendations to the president on fighting botnets, addressing issues such as securing the Internet of Things and setting the stage for a major stakeholder process that will involve extensive government-industry engagement. The 27-page roadmap foresees a major role for industry and will be followed by an update to the president in one year.

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November 28, 2018  |  ForeScout Technologies, Inc.

ForeScout Technologies, Inc., a leading Internet of Things (IoT) security company, today announced it has been selected to participate in a landmark IoT security research project with the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) to help demonstrate security strategies and best practices for U.S. critical infrastructure operators and key economic sectors.

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November 28, 2018  |  ExecutiveBiz

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has tapped ForeScout Technologies to take part in a research project that seeks to protect internet of things-“based devices and critical infrastructure from cyber threats.

ForeScout said Wednesday it will work with NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence on the IoT security project to implement best practices and cyber strategies to help the health care, energy and hospitality sectors from distributed denial-of-service attacks and other threats.

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November 27, 2018  |  Inside Cybersecurity

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released for comment a draft of guidelines for “trusted” cloud suppliers and users. NIST is seeking comments to address “gaps” in the proposed guidelines issued Monday. The document, Special Publication (SP) 1800-19 Volume B, was developed by the NIST National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, or NCCoE. An “executive summary” of the guidelines was issued in August.

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November 22, 2018  |  Health IT Security

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence at NIST wants industry feedback on a draft paper that outlines ways to secure remote monitoring devices and systems.

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November 21, 2018  |  Politico

Politico mentions the NCCoE's Securing Telehealth Remote Patient Monitoring Ecosystem project in their daily "Morning eHealth" report. 

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November 20, 2018  |  Defense Systems

Derived personal identity verification (PIV) credentials could get wider use if the latest National Institute of Standards and Technology guidelines get traction.   NIST is currently considering comments on a second draft of Special Publication 1800-12 practice guide that includes two sample implementations showing how federal employees using mobile devices could be authenticated to access secure information systems and applications. 

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November 20, 2018  |  GCN

Derived personal identity verification (PIV) credentials could get wider use if the latest National Institute of Standards and Technology guidelines get traction.   NIST is currently considering comments on a second draft of Special Publication 1800-12 practice guide that includes two sample implementations showing how federal employees using mobile devices could be authenticated to access secure information systems and applications.  

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November 20, 2018  |  PR Newswire

Hyland Healthcare is working with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence Securing Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) Cybersecurity for the Healthcare Sector Use Case Consortium to develop practical, interoperable cybersecurity approaches that address the real-world needs of complex Information Technology (IT) systems.