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NIST Publishes Modified Cybersecurity Framework; Matt Barrett Comments

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has published the modified version of its Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, citing changes that address different cybersecurity issues. NIST said Monday the Version 1.1 of the Cybersecurity Framework include “authentication and identity,” “self-assessing cybersecurity risk,” “managing cybersecurity within the supply chain” …

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Small Business Cyber Support Bill Clears House

The House has voted unanimously to pass a bill that would require the National Institute of Standards and Technology to offer guidance for small businesses to identify and address cybersecurity risks. The NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act would direct the agency’s director to consult with other federal agency leaders to disseminate guidelines, methods, tools …

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NIST Releases Cybersecurity Guide for Small Businesses

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a cybersecurity guide meant to help small businesses secure information systems. NIST said Wednesday it created the Small Business Information Security: The Fundamentals guide in an effort to provide basic cybersecurity steps and walk small business owners through a risk assessment process. “Businesses of all sizes face …

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Baldrige Program, NIST to Develop Assessment Tool for Cyber Risk Management Programs

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program has teamed up with the National Institute of Standards and Technology to create a tool designed to help organizations evaluate their cybersecurity risk management initiatives. The Baldrige program proposed the Baldrige Cybersecurity Excellence Builder platform in compliance with NIST’s Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, …

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Mary Davie: GSA Implements Programs to Ensure Gov’t IT Product Security

The General Services Administration has launched several efforts to manage cybersecurity of information technology products and services that vendors provide to customer agencies. Mary Davie, assistant commissioner of the integrated technology service office at GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, wrote in a blog entry posted Monday the agency will establish a supply chain …

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Report: NIST Cybersecurity Framework to Guide Companies’ Risk Mgmt Programs

The cybersecurity framework issued earlier this year is expected to guide companies to assess and manage their risk against evolving cyber threats as organizations adopt cloud computing, mobile and other emerging technologies, FCW reported Thursday. Michael Brown writes the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity …

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