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January 01, 2019  |  Asian Hotel & Catering Times Magazine

In response to the recent Marriott data breach, Asian Hotel & Catering Times asked industry experts to discuss proactive approaches to cybersecurity for hotel property management systems (PMS). The NCCoE’s Bill Newhouse discusses how cybersecurity and hotel technology collaborators are working with the NCCoE to do just that. Article has been reprinted with the express written permission of Asian Hotel & Catering Times magazine.

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December 20, 2018  |  The Daily Swig

Telehealth is a rapidly growing sector within healthcare, as practitioners adopt new technologies such as remote patient monitoring (RPM) and video conferencing to treat patients from the comfort of their homes. While the use of RPM for things like blood pressure and glucose monitoring can help reduce the strain on healthcare facilities, telehealth apps and hardware devices also open up a fresh wave of concerns surrounding the security of patients’ data. In an effort to address these concerns, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is in the process of creating practical guidelines for telehealth vendors and healthcare delivery organizations that are exploring these new technologies.

 

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December 17, 2018  |  Federal News Network

This week on Federal Tech Talk, host John Gilroy interviews Ellen Sundra, vice president of Americas, Systems Engineering at ForeScout Technologies. Head shot of Ellen Sundra Ellen Sundra, ForeScout Technologies The discussion focuses on concepts related to managing IoT devices for federal agencies. Sundra expands on topics like the NIST cyber framework, CDM and C2C programs, and the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence.

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December 14, 2018  |  Security Matters

Driven by the need to increase productivity and reduce costs, today’s manufacturing companies are continuously advancing automation on the plant floor. This fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0, has exposed once siloed OT networks to the same types of risks faced by IT networks and campus environments. To help manufacturers overcome these increased risks, the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has spearheaded the creation of a new report specifically meant to support the manufacturing sector in their efforts to improve their overall cybersecurity posture.

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December 12, 2018  |  Security Boulevard

NCCoE's SP 1800-16B provides clear guidance on how to establish a TLS certificate management program to enable organizations to continue to broaden their use of TLS while minimizing any TLS certificate-related incidents and risks. 

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December 06, 2018  |  LastPass

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, a part of The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), recently published a draft version of the Privileged Account Management for the Financial Services Sector report with new guidelines aimed to increase the security of privileged accounts. 

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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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December 03, 2018  |  PR Newswire

Remediant is one of nine vendors that collaborated with NIST's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) to develop the draft practice guide, Privileged Account Management for the Financial Services Sector (SP 1800-18). The guide shares practical tips for financial services companies interested in implementing PAM solutions.

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November 30, 2018  |  Inside Cybersecurity

On Nov. 29, 2018, the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence released a draft of Special Publication 1800-16B on “securing web transactions” through “transport layer security certificate management,” and on the “security risks and recommended best practices” involved.

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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.