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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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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

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

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

Advanced Case Management: Making its Mark on Key Government Sectors
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Government agencies are frequently adopting advanced case management strategies to automate processes, streamline practices and achieve better, swifter results. This paper from IBM discusses how advanced case management strategies are taking hold in today's agencies and how these practices can help foster more efficient, effective environments.
Posted: 10 May 2012 | Published: 10 May 2012

IBM

World War C: Understanding Nation-State Motives Behind Today’s Advanced Cyber Attacks
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the unique characteristics of cyber-attack campaigns waged by governments worldwide.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

FireEye

Into the Future: The Fast Track for Financial Markets
sponsored by IBM Line of Business
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how high performance computing solutions from IBM can enable high-velocity financial analytics and trading.
Posted: 17 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

IBM Line of Business

Smartphones: A Savvy Strategy for Government Employees
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: There is no reason why government agencies shouldn’t take advantage of all that smartphones have to offer. Employed efficiently, smartphones can address several organizational imperatives, including cost savings, greater mobility, increased telework options and sensitivity to environmental concerns. Continue reading to learn more.
Posted: 12 Jan 2011 | Published: 11 Jan 2011

BlackBerry

Gartner Middle East CIO Leadership Forum
sponsored by Gartner
WHITE PAPER: Join Gartner analysts from 28 February to 1 March in Dubai, industry thought leaders and a select group of your peers to find new answers to new questions - and learn how your IT leadership can create and follow the path to world class best practice.
Posted: 28 Jan 2011 | Published: 28 Jan 2011

Gartner

Maximizing the Value of Economic Stimulus Funds
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) was a dramatic action designed to quickly stimulate an economic recovery in the United States. This SAP Executive Insight examines some of the major challenges agencies face with respect to this stimulus plan. It describes how governments can transform their organization to devote more resources..
Posted: 05 Jun 2009 | Published: 05 Jun 2009

SAP America, Inc.
 
 
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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