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May 04, 2021  |  JD Supra

NIST Requests Comment on its Mobile Device Security Practice Guide; NIST Requests Comment on its IoT Cybersecurity Practice Guide for Distributed Energy Resources

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May 03, 2021  |  Wasingtonian

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May 03, 2021  |  GCN

To help prepare organizations for post-quantum cryptography, the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence has released the final version of a white paper, “Getting Ready for Post-Quantum Cryptography: Exploring Challenges Associated with Adopting and Using Post-Quantum Cryptographic Algorithms.”

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May 03, 2021  |  Breaking Defense

Zero-trust security "is not one single product that one can purchase off the shelf," a NIST scientist observes. But underlying zero trust's many component parts are a few critical elements, including identity and automation.

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May 03, 2021  |  GCN

It’s clear from the recent spate of cyberattacks on government networks, be it the SolarWinds incident or the Russian intelligence breach of the Treasury and Commerce Departments, our adversaries are finding new ways to infiltrate government systems. Once considered impenetrable, the U.S. now lags behind in cyberwarfare.

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April 30, 2021  |  ExecutiveGov

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has unveiled the final version of its white paper on post-quantum cryptography. The white paper sheds light on the challenges related to the adoption of post-quantum cryptographic algorithms once the new standards for using them are developed, the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s NCCoE said Wednesday.

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April 26, 2021  |  Gov Info Security

A series of cyber incidents targeting a Swedish vendor of oncology radiation systems earlier this month is still affecting some of the company's clients - including cancer treatment facilities in the U.S. - because the company has taken its cloud-based systems offline during its recovery effort.

Announcements
April 22, 2021  |  NIST NCCoE

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has published for comment a preliminary draft of NIST SP 1800-32, Securing the Industrial Internet of Things: Cybersecurity for Distributed Energy Resources. The public comment period is open until May 24, 2021.

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April 16, 2021  |  Street Insider

Multiple senior Biden Administration cybersecurity officials will speak at a public summit for the first time at the Billington CyberSecurity Defense Summit on April 22. Chris DeRusha, Federal CISO; Chris Inglis, White House National Cyber Director Nominee; Eric Goldstein, Executive Assistant Director for Cybersecurity, CISA; Brandon Wales, Acting Director, CISA, DHS; and John Sherman, Acting CIO, DOD will chart the acute need for a paradigm shift toward data security and Zero Trust in the new normal.

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April 13, 2021  |  Mirage News

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has released a new draft project description, Automation of the Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP).