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November 04, 2015  |  Inside Cybersecurity

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is seeking public comment on a new guide that maps NIST and other standards organizations’ cybersecurity standards to mobile devices.

The NIST National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence guideMobile Device Security: Cloud and Hybrid Builds, applies existing standards to help organizations reduce their cyber risk and increase awareness of cybersecurity issues, according to NIST.

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November 04, 2015  |  FedScoop

Government scientists are asking for feedback on a new guide they've developed to help companies establish a secure framework for their employees' mobile devices — increasingly a key component of business models around the country.

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, part of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Wednesday issued “Mobile Device Security: Cloud & Hybrid Builds.”

In the news
November 04, 2015  |  HealthITSecurity

As mobile devices have fully integrated into everyday life, they are permeating into the healthcare sphere as well. While these devices share the computing power and other advantages of traditional health IT, they present a major risk.

Announcements
November 03, 2015

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) requests comments on a draft guide to help organizations better secure and manage their mobile devices.

The draft NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide Mobile Device Security: Cloud & Hybrid Builds (Special Publication 1800-4) demonstrates how commercially available technologies can help companies secure sensitive data accessed by and/or stored on mobile devices used by employees.

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November 02, 2015  |  SecureIDNews

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is behind a new project focused on protecting privacy and security when reusing credentials online. The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is partnering with the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace National Program Office (NSTIC) to take comments on the project, which will examine how commercially available privacy-enhancing technologies may be integrated into identity broker solutions. 

In the news
November 02, 2015  |  ECommerce Times

The controversy over the management of email systems by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been in the spotlight since March. More recently, in October, the CIA director acknowledged that his personal email had been hacked. Both situations highlight the continuing vulnerability of email, whether personal or professional.

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October 29, 2015  |  Belarc

The U.S. NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) has released an IT security Practice Guide titled "IT Asset Management". Belarc has been working closely with the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on this cybersecurity project for financial institutions.

In the news
October 29, 2015  |  HealthITSecurity

NIST is seeking comments on a new project “focused on protecting privacy and security when reusing credentials at multiple online service providers.” The guide is titled Privacy-Enhanced Identity Brokers, and was written by The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), in partnership with the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace National Program Office.

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October 29, 2015  |  Ping Identity

As an organization, we've put a stake in the ground on re-framing the way enterprises approach security by placing identity at the center of that framework. We're constantly thinking about how we can better equip our customers with the tools and knowledge they need to embrace the shift to this approach, which we call Identity Defined Security.

To that end, we recently teamed up with National Cybersecurity Center for Excellence (NCCoE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology to develop a practical resource for identity and access management.