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NHTSA Publishes Vehicle Cybersecurity Guidance Draft

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is seeking inputs for an updated draft of a guidance document that aims to help the vehicle industry further enhance its cybersecurity. NHTSA aims to provide organizations with methods in gauging and responding to residual risks linked with cybersecurity concerns in motor vehicles.

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Adm. John Richardson Eyes Maritime Superiority With Navy Guidance; Rep. Randy Forbes Comments

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson has released a new guidance that details approaches on how the U.S. Navy can sustain maritime superiority, USNI News reported Tuesday. Richardson said the guidance titled “A Design for Maintaining Maritime Superiority” aims to address three global forces with potential implications for the service branch such …

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Tony Scott: Govt to Release Cyber Guidelines in the Fall

Federal CIO Tony Scott has indicated that the government will release guidance on federal network security and incident response measures in the fall, Nextgov reported Thursday. Jack Moore writes that the guidelines will provide policy and process recommendations that build on the 30-day cybersecurity sprint held across government in June. “I …

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NIST Updates Specs, Guidance for Federal Workers’ Smart ID Cards

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released new technical specifications on the security and interoperability of the next-generation Personal Identity Verification cards for federal employees and contractors. NIST said Tuesday the updated smart identity cards also are designed to be compatible with mobile devices and other media to support secure …

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NIST Seeks Comments on Final Draft of Federal Info Protection Guidelines

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released the final draft of its guidance document on protecting controlled unclassified federal information residing in nonfederal systems based on feedback to the initial November 2014 draft. NIST said Friday it is seeking further public comments on the “Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information …

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FDA’s Suzanne Schwartz: Medical Device Manufacturers Need to Protect Against Cybersecurity Risks

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommends that cybersecurity measures become an inherent part of medical device design and development in the recently released final guidance for device manufacturers on cybersecurity risk management. “There is no such thing as a threat-proof medical device,” Suzanne Schwartz, director of emergency preparedness/operations and medical countermeasures at …

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