Tag Archives: National Institute of Standards and Technology

NIST Updates Publication for Controlled Unclassified Information

NIST SP 800-172

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released an updated draft publication that lists new requirements regarding controlled unclassified information. Draft NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-172 tackles federal CUI security from advanced persistent threats that use physical and cyber means to breach systems and access information with no authorization. 

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ITIF Report: Congress, Administration Should Take Additional Steps to Improve FedRAMP

FedRAMP

An Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) report says the Joint Authorization Board and the program management office for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) should require agencies to designate a FedRAMP liaison and conduct pilot programs to identify ways how to streamline the program to facilitate reviews and authorization of cloud services.

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NIST Opens Applications for Digital Forensics Exercise

NIST

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is looking for public and private sector experts to take part in an exercise focused on evaluating the digital forensics community’s capacity to conduct mobile- and computer-based investigations.

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