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NIST to Update Mobile Security Guidelines

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has begun to revise two guidance documents meant to help organizations manage the cybersecurity posture of mobile applications.

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NIST Releases Revised Handbook on Secure Access System for Mobile Devices

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released the second draft of a handbook that features sample implementations of the Derived Personal Identity Verification Credentials System. The DPC System provides secure access to electronic resources through mobile devices. It is a variant of the PIV system, which was designed in response to a 2004 presidential directive to standardize access security mechanisms in federal agencies.

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NIST, DHS Partner to Establish Internet Routing System Security Standards

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has worked with the Department of Homeland Security and the internet industry to develop standards for the protection of electronic messages from data theft. The Internet Engineering Task Force published the Secure Inter-Domain Routing framework in an effort to establish a uniform approach for protecting the internet’s …

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NIST Partners With Coast Guard, Industry to Create Cyber Risk Mgmt Profile for Maritime Bulk Liquid Transfers

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has collaborated with the U.S. Coast Guard and the oil and natural gas industry to develop a cybersecurity document that aims to ensure the safe transfer of hazardous liquids from marine vessels to ground pipelines and vehicles. NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence developed …

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NIST Cybersecurity Center to Utilize Standards-Based Strategies

The National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence will work to address cybersecurity concerns of businesses through standards-based strategies using commercially available technologies. A Mobile Application Single Sign-on project draft published July 25 on the NIST website says NCCoE will collaborate with industry, academy and government experts as well as members …

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NIST Seeks Industry Participants for Enterprise Data Integrity Project

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is asking interested organizations to provide tools and technical expertise for a program that aims to mitigate the effects of an enterprise data corruption incident. NIST said in a notice posted Wednesday on Federal Register the agency’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence aims to produce a security architecture equipped with multiple components that …

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