As the year nears its close, the data breaches that came to light in the past 12 months remain top of mind. To help combat that cyber threat, the National Institute of Standards and Technology is seeking comments on a new project that would help organizations prepare for and recover from data attacks.
A recent report from the National Institute of Standards and Technology on the technology transfer activities of federal laboratories reveals some encouraging statistics.
The federal agency released a six-part resiliency plan for cities facing climate-related challenges on the third anniversary of Hurricane Sandy.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has published comprehensive resources on application whitelisting, as well as a step-by-step guide to implementing the technique to prevent malware intrusion.
Kimberly Little Sutherland, the IDESG's plenary chair and senior director of identity management strategy at LexisNexis Risk Solutions, sat down with FierceGovernmentIT to discuss the process of crafting the framework, how federal agencies should use it and what the documents' release means for the future of the organization.
With the release of the framework, the group delivers the first tangible result of National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, a visionary plan rolled out by the White House in April 2011.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is switching gears to the challenging work of policy implementation, after earlier this month issuing updated rules for the meaningful use of health information technology for healthcare delivery.
Through a federal grant managed by NIST, the IDESG is charged with the real-world implementation of the White House's National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, or NSTIC, an initiative to create trust online.
It's been four years since the Office of Management and Budget asked federal chief information officers to think "cloud first" – or consider cloud computing-based solutions when investing in new technology, or updating legacy systems.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology issued a draft publication Sept. 28 that will help federal enterprise email administrators, information security specialists and network managers better safeguard email.