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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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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

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

Gigamon Helps Government Agency Meet Cybersecurity Requirements
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how the HHS was able to meet their rigid security requirements and more. Discover how they were able to achieve pervasive visibility of all network traffic across geographically dispersed locations and keep their massive amount of private information safe.
Posted: 26 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Gigamon

Digital Guardian for Data Protection and Export Control Compliance
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn about context-aware protection and its capability to address a wide range of real-world cases for export controlled products and services.
Posted: 02 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Digital Guardian

Transforming Data Center Security for Business Mobility with Smart Networking
sponsored by vmware airwatch
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn about an IT solution that solves this challenge of securing proprietary applications and data in the cloud data center. Learn what these cloud security approaches can offer over traditional security methods.
Posted: 18 Sep 2015 | Published: 18 Sep 2015

vmware airwatch

Boost Government Revenues Without a Tax Increase
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: SAP analytics solutions can help today's government agencies overcome the many challenges associated with tax discovery. Read on to learn how SAP's public sector software solutions can benefit government agencies by improving performance, reducing costs and streamlining service delivery.
Posted: 29 Jun 2012 | Published: 29 Jun 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Modern Cyber Threats and Government Agencies
sponsored by M86 Security
WHITE PAPER: View this paper to explore how and why targeted attacks work, modern cyber attacks in the real world, the rise in public sector attacks, Web and email security solutions and more.
Posted: 18 Nov 2011 | Published: 18 Nov 2011

M86 Security

Working Together To Improve Strategic Planning
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals compelling examples of how organizations foster collaboration between finance and IT to ensure successful strategic planning.
Posted: 01 Oct 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2010

Oracle Corporation

Enterprise Content Management for Transforming Government
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this issue brief by Center for Digital Government to learn how the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the County of San Diego are improving service delivery by managing information electronically.  What benefits could ECM bring to your agency?
Posted: 10 Dec 2010 | Published: 10 Dec 2010

EMC Corporation
 
 
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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