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NIST Recommends New Practices for Unclassified Info Security

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has added new information security strategies in an existing recommendation document for nonfederal organizations. NIST said Wednesday that it released a companion draft containing new recommendations for the existing publication entitled Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Systems and Organizations.

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Report: GSA’s Proposed Rule to Require Compliance With NIST’s Federal Data Protection Framework

The General Services Administration has introduced a proposed rule that would direct civilian contractors to comply with a National Institute of Standards and Technology framework that aims to protect controlled unclassified information in nonfederal data systems, Federal News Radio reported Monday. GSA will seek public comments on the proposed rule …

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NIST Issues Final Guidance on CUI Protection in Nonfederal Systems

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has finalized its guidance on how to implement measures to protect sensitive federal information in the hands of government contractors. NIST said Friday it worked with the National Archives and Records Administration to develop the “Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information Systems and Organizations” (NIST Special …

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NIST, NARA Publish Standards on Sensitive Federal Data Mgmt

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has partnered with the National Archives and Records Administration to develop proposed standards for data security at government contracting companies, FCW reported Wednesday. Mark Rockwell and Troy Schneider write that Draft Special Publication 800-171 covers controlled but unclassified federal information stored at nonfederal information systems. The report said government …

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