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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

Client Virtualization Solutions For Government Deliver Increased Security, Mobility, and Savings
sponsored by Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Find out how client virtualization can help to overcome traditional client PC security and mobility challenges and enable a more secure, mobile workforce for government agencies. You'll learn how moving sensitive data from local device storage to the data center decreases endpoint security threats.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware

The 7 Deadly Skills Your IT Team Should Possess
sponsored by Skillsoft
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines IT skill shortages, how to minimise them within your company, and 7 deadly skills that your IT team should possess.
Posted: 18 Apr 2012 | Published: 18 Apr 2012

Skillsoft

Extending Reach and Ensuring Effectiveness of Leadership Development: The Role of Technology-Based Learning
sponsored by Skillsoft
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses leadership development and the role of technology-based learning in leadership development programs.
Posted: 18 Apr 2012 | Published: 01 Apr 2010

Skillsoft

Is the CIO's Career More Important than Business Success?
sponsored by Colt Data Centre Services
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, you will explore IT professionals' attitude to personal and company risk, as new roles and expectations emerge in the enterprise, and why IT is now an engine for business creativity. Read on to see how company risk differs from personal risk in the eyes of the IT pro.
Posted: 14 Oct 2015 | Published: 14 Oct 2015

Colt Data Centre Services

Roadmap to Effective eGovernment
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Learn how roadmap to effective eGovernment provides you with a pragmatic, manageable and cost-effective guide to identify which pieces of your information infrastructure can be strengthened to become a high-performance government agency.
Posted: 09 Dec 2010 | Published: 09 Dec 2010

EMC Corporation

Out of the Cubicle and into the Field - Mobility Matters in Extending Public Service Delivery
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This paper from the Center for Digital Government explores the drivers and benefits for going mobile in the public sector. It also includes success stories from early adopters, as well as suggestions for getting started.
Posted: 18 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

BlackBerry

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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