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October 24, 2017  |  GCN

NIST has been talking with first responders across the country about what they’d like to see in wearable technology. 

Then early next year, NIST plans to begin testing products at the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence in Rockville, Md. About 20 devices will be tested, including both phones and wearables (headsets, smart clothing, body cameras, and heads-up displays).

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October 18, 2017  |  Sys-Con Media

As part of an NCCoE project, CyberX will be demonstrated in simulated manufacturing environments incorporating a diverse range of HMIs, PLCs, and OT protocols from multiple OT vendors. The project will result in a NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide demonstrating how companies can strengthen controls with behavioral anomaly detection, without impacting the performance of their operational technology (OT) environments

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October 12, 2017

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is excited to announce the release of three new draft project descriptions: TLS (Transport Layer Security) Server Certificate ManagementIoT-Based Automated Distributed Threats, and Privileged Account Management: Securing Privileged Accounts for the Financial Services Sector. We are seeking your feedback on these drafts to help refine the challenge and scope.

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October 11, 2017  |  ExecutiveBiz

Tripwire has helped the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence to draft a cybersecurity practice guidance on data integrity. The draft guide, titled “NIST SP 1800-11, Data Integrity: Recovering from Ransomware and Other Destructive Events,” suggests methods for businesses to handle a data corruption incident within an information technology enterprise environment, Tripwire said Tuesday.

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October 10, 2017  |  PR Newswire

Dragos (https://dragos.com) announced today that it has become a National Cybersecurity Excellence Partner (NCEP) with NIST's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE). Through the partnership, Dragos will provide expertise and tools such as Dragos Platform to NIST to develop practical guidance that industrial security teams can utilize to implement standards-based security controls.

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October 10, 2017  |  Business Wire

Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of security and compliance solutions for enterprises and industrial organizations, today announced that it has been working closely with the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on a cybersecurity project on data integrity.

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October 10, 2017  |  Tripwire - The State of Security

How can organizations know that the data they recover is accurate and safe? To help companies answer that question, the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has released the NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide SP 1800-11Data Integrity: Recovering from Ransomware and Other Destructive Events. The resource provides guidance on how organizations can develop strategies to recover operating systems, user files, applications, and other IT assets from data corruption events such as ransomware. NCCoE’s newest SP also discusses issues of auditing, reporting, and investigations following companies’ discovery of such destructive security incidents.

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October 05, 2017  |  ExecutiveGov

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has worked with the Department of Homeland Security and the internet industry to develop standards for the protection of electronic messages from data theft.

NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence plans to launch an SIDR-focused program to support the industry adoption of the security guide.

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October 05, 2017  |  Imperial Valley News

Electronic messages traveling across the internet are under constant threat from data thieves, but new security standards created with the technical guidance of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will reduce the risk of messages being intercepted or stolen

NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) recently announced plans for a new project focused on Secure Inter-Domain Routing.

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October 03, 2017  |  Inside Cybersecurity

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence at the National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a draft cybersecurity guide on the authentication of mobile device users with personal identity verification credentials.

The draft, released Sept. 29, is the latest version of the NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide Special Publication 1800-12 on “Derived Personal Identity Verification Credentials.” It aims to provide guidance on how to secure federal systems that do not currently require PIV credentials for access, such as mobile devices.