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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

Improve Quality of Care with All-Flash Storage in EHR
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: With the introduction of all-flash storage technology, mission-critical healthcare applications such as EHR and VDI can experience unparalleled performance and availability. Read now to learn how you can take advantage of all-flash storage to enable improvements in patient care and clinical efficiencies.
Posted: 10 Aug 2015 | Published: 10 Aug 2015

Pure Storage

The Role of Data Integration and Quality Management in NIEM
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Check out this paper today to investigate how the National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) has grown. Learn about the challenges it was designed to overcome and of the important role that enterprise integration and data quality management technologies play in the execution of NIEM initiatives.
Posted: 01 May 2013 | Published: 01 May 2013

Information Builders

15 Top-Paying Certifications for 2016
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This article provides a review of the 15 top-paying certifications. Included is a brief description of each, as well as the average salary each certification commands based on the 2016 IT Skills and Salary Survey conducted by Global Knowledge in the fall of 2015.
Posted: 23 Feb 2016 | Published: 23 Feb 2016

Global Knowledge

Deploy Real-time Operational Detection and Prevention to Combat Various Threats and Fraud.
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: When you understand people and their names in context and in real time, you have an increased capability to preempt threats and fraud. Find out what you can do to help protect your business.
Posted: 13 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

IBM Software Group

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

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.

Improving Communications in Emergency Situations: Mobile Business Continuity Planning Solutions That Help Mitigate Risks and Improve Responsiveness to Emergency Situations
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the ways in which organizations can ensure preparedness by deploying wireless software solutions based on the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution and BlackBerry applications from Wallace Wireless.
Posted: 08 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

BlackBerry
 
 
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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