Tag Archives: NCCoE

NCCoE Drafts Document to Guide Ransomware Risk Management

National Cybersecurity

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has issued a draft report made to help organizations manage risks related to ransomware attacks. NCCoE's Cybersecurity Framework Profile for Ransomware Risk Management draft defines security objectives to help parties prevent, address and recover from ransomware attacks, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) said Thursday.

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NIST Needs Industry Feedback on Crypto-Cybersecurity

Cyber Decoy Tech

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) asks industry to comment on a draft project description that discusses security against quantum computer-based cyber attacks. NCCoE needs input on resilient algorithms to identify the scope, hardware and software required for migration to post-quantum cryptography, the National Institute of Standards and Technology said Friday.

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NIST Seeks Industry Input on Data Classification Practices

Data Classification

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has drafted a document on data classification practices and asks the public for input. NCCoE seeks input from industry entities to further develop the draft project titled “Data Classification Practices: Facilitating Data-Centric Security," the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) said Wednesday.

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New National Cybersecurity CoE Project Focuses on Trusted IoT Device Onboarding Processes

NIST Cybersecurity

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has introduced a project that aims to present approaches to trusted network-layer onboarding processes and lifecycle management of internet of things (IoT) devices. The project is intended to deliver a publicly available NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide.

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National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence Issues Post-Quantum Cryptography White Paper

NSA-CISA-FBI-UK NCSC

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has unveiled the final version of its white paper on post-quantum cryptography. The white paper sheds light on the challenges related to the adoption of post-quantum cryptographic algorithms once the new standards for using them are developed.

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NIST Seeks Feedback on Plans to Automate Cryptographic Module Validation Program

Cryptographic Module

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is looking for public input on its plans to automate validation procedures for cryptographic modules. NCCoE intends to conduct first-party and independent testing of automated processes for the Cryptographic Module Validation Program, including the relay of data to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). 

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NIST Publishes Guide to Enhance Hotel Cybersecurity; Bill Newhouse Quoted

NIST Cybersecurity

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a three-part guide designed to help hotels boost the protection of customer data and other contents of their property management systems against cyber threats. Titled “Securing Property Management Systems,” the guide teaches hotel owners how to cybersecure the systems that hold credit card data and other personal information of guests. 

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NCCoE Asks Feedback on Draft Report on Securing Containers in Multitenant Clouds

OCONUS Cloud Strategy

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) within the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a draft internal report on an approach based on hardware-enabled security to help protect application containers in multi-tenant cloud environments. Comments and feedback on the draft report “Hardware-Enabled Security: Container Platform Security Prototype” are due Jan. 29th.

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Former NIST Exec Donna Dodson Honored for Federal Cybersecurity Accomplishments

Donna Dodson

Donna Dodson, a 33-year veteran of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), has been selected for the Partnership for Public Service's Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal in recognition of her efforts to help public and private sector organizations address cyber threats. Dodson was recognized among 11 medalists 

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NIST Releases Draft Guidance on Data Integrity, Ransomware Protection

Data Integrity

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a draft guidance to help agencies ensure the integrity of their data against ransomware threats in line with recognized cybersecurity requirements. The effort comes as part of NCCoE’s data integrity projects to improve understanding of architectures, capabilities and other resources to support a comprehensive data integrity strategy.

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