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November 08, 2015  |  Lexology

The Mobile Device Security guidance was issued by NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (“NCCoE”), a partnership among NIST and companies in the technology industry. The guidance emerged from NIST’s collaboration with Microsoft, Intel, Lookout and Symantec.

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November 08, 2015  |  iHealthBeat

The National Institute of Standards and Technology and the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence have released a guide to keeping personal information secure on workers' mobile devices...

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November 05, 2015  |  ExecutiveGov

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released draft guidance on how private enterprises can manage the cybersecurity of sensitive business data that employees store or access in mobile devices.

NIST said Wednesday the agency-run National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence provided in the guide several methods for organizations to configure, install and embed commercial mobile device security technology into their systems.

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November 05, 2015  |  FierceMobileHealthcare

Two cybersecurity groups have released a "how to" draft guide for organizations to keep private and sensitive information stored on employees' mobile devices secure.

The guide, from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), includes ways to keep data secure "throughout the mobile device lifecycle," according to an executive summary.

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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.

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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.”

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. 

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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.