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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

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

You've Completed ITIL® Foundation: Now How to Implement It
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Shortly after being awarded an ITIL® Foundation certification, a recipient's natural inclination is to ask: "Now what? How do I take the best practices I've learned and apply them to my organization?"
Posted: 20 Dec 2016 | Published: 01 Nov 2016

Global Knowledge

Smart City as a Service: Using Analytics to Equip Communities for Data Driven Decisions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper how to enable municipal IT managers to build a flexible cloud foundation and support a smart city service strategy. Read on to discover how to deploy on a secure hybrid cloud model to accommodate all workloads.
Posted: 05 Nov 2015 | Published: 05 Nov 2015

IBM

Transforming Cloud Datacenter Security for Business Mobility
sponsored by vmware airwatch
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn ways to secure 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

Continuous monitoring, remediation and CyberScope reporting
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores an automated tool that can help government agencies gain and maintain key security compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).
Posted: 19 Jul 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

IBM

Clearswift Government Communications 2.0
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore the evolving trends in the public sector landscape, and what this means for information governance and security. Learn how crucial it is to prevent data leakage for the sake of regulations and citizens' trust.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Clearswift

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

Social Media in Government: 5 Key Considerations
sponsored by Hootsuite
WHITE PAPER: Government agencies have begun to follow private-sector companies in leveraging social media, but may still have questions regarding the tools, processes, and organizational changes required to make social media work. This informative resource details the five top considerations for government agencies looking to deploy social media strategies.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 15 Apr 2014

Hootsuite
 
 
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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