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DEFINITION: The NIST 800 Series is a set of documents that describe United States federal government computer security policies, procedures and guidelines. NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) is a unit of the Commerce Department. The documents are available free of charge, and can be useful to businesses and educational institutions, as well as to government agencies.NIST 800 Series publications  … 
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NIST White Papers (View All Report Types)
 
DNSSEC - Secure DNS For Government
sponsored by BlueCat
WHITE PAPER: This document examines the standards and guidelines as outlined by NIST, and demonstrates the ways in which BlueCat Network’s DNS solution address these guidelines.
Posted: 01 Sep 2010 | Published: 31 Aug 2010

BlueCat

High Performance, High Capacity 2048/4096-bit SSL Offload
sponsored by A10 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper explains the need for secure socket layer (SSL) offloading in order to reduce added pressure on central processing units (CPUs) from 4096-bit keys.
Posted: 24 Sep 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

A10 Networks

Cloud Computing: Business Benefits With Security, Governance and Assurance Perspectives
sponsored by ISACA
WHITE PAPER: This paper clarifies what cloud computing is, identifies the services offered in the cloud, and also examines potential business benefits, risks, and assurance considerations. Read on to learn more about cloud computing from security, governance, and assuarance perspectives.
Posted: 10 Feb 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

ISACA

ComputerWeekly Special Report: Government’s digital strategy could cut red tape
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access the following special report on the public interest to uncover how the government plans on harnessing digital technology to make public services more efficient and generate significant cost savings. Read on to learn how this initiative may affect you in the near future.
Posted: 05 Feb 2014 | Published: 05 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Improve IT Agility and Efficiency: Analytics Deliver New Insights into Operational Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper discover how IBM's IT analytics strategy stacks up to the research presented by EMA. Access now to learn why EMA remains optimistic that Netcool Operations Insight is the next step in a continuing set of leadership moves by the company.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

IBM

Why Is IT Modernization Still a Struggle for Government Agencies?
sponsored by DLT Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This e-book explores how government agencies can modernize their application infrastructures, and also provides real-life public sector case studies that illustrate the true impacts of the move to the cloud on end user experience.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

DLT Solutions

Taking the fear out of bringing Government Systems online
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: People are quickly navigating to a more mobile environment and many individuals are urging government agencies to develop online services. In the past, certain aspects of online sharing have caused government agencies to hesitate, but this white paper helps outline some of the benefits of online systems.
Posted: 27 Dec 2012 | Published: 24 Jul 2012

IBM

Cut Government Spending Intelligently
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines how public sector organizations can boost performance, reduce fraud and do more with less with the latest budget and cost analysis software. Read on to learn how leading government agencies are capitalizing on the latest SAP public sector solutions to streamline operations and improve accountability and transparency.
Posted: 29 Jun 2012 | Published: 29 Jun 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Improved Scalability and Availability are the Keys to Better Storage Management
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of scale-out NAS solution from EMC that can keep up with exponential data growth, increased regulations and compliance mandates. This solution provides the flexibility and availability that traditional storage approaches can't provide.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

EMC & Arrow

Building Solutions For Smarter Governments: Six Ways to Increase Responsiveness, Service Quality, Accountability and Taxpayer Value
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how smarter government means making operations and services truly citizen-centric, integrating their service delivery, coordinating programs and allowing a choice of access channels, as well as placing the most needed transactions on the Web.
Posted: 21 Jan 2011 | Published: 21 Jan 2011

IBM
 
 
NIST DEFINITION (continued): … The NIST 800 Series is a set of documents that describe United States federal government computer security policies, procedures and guidelines. NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) is a unit of the Commerce Department. The documents are available free of charge, and can be useful to businesses and educational institutions, as well as to government agencies.NIST 800 Series publications evolved as a result of exhaustive research into workable and cost-effective methods for optimizing the security of information technology (IT) systems and networks in a proactive manner. The publications cover all NIST-recommended procedures and criteria for assessing and documenting threats and vulnerabilities and for implementing security measures to minimize the risk of adverse events. The publications can be useful as guidelines for enforcement of security rules and as legal references in case of litigation involving security issues.
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