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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

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

Overcoming Federal Property Management Challenges
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of the components of federal property management as well as recommendations and best practices for leveraging enterprise asset management tools for these properties.
Posted: 19 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infor

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

Top 5 Growth Opportunities for IT Pros
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Recent stock market tumbles notwithstanding, the IT job market appears poised for higher growth in 2016. Here are some areas of growth IT pros should consider to ride that swelling wave to success.
Posted: 04 Apr 2016 | Published: 04 Apr 2016

Global Knowledge

Hyperconverged Greater than Other Options? Use Cases and Market Trends
sponsored by Lenovo
WHITE PAPER: Simply put, companies are aggressively looking for less complexity and more agility from their servers, and legacy infrastructure just won't deliver on these demands. Access this paper to discover how to deploy workloads faster than traditional servers with HCI.
Posted: 05 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

Lenovo

Client Virtualization Solutions For Government Deliver Increased Security, Mobility, and Savings
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Find out how client virtualization can address the unique requirements of government agencies and learn how moving sensitive data from local device storage to the data center helps to control costs, protect data and applications, support the secure mobile workforce, and more.
Posted: 02 Jun 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Dell and VMware

Building Solutions For Smarter Governments: Six Ways to Increase Responsiveness, Service Quality, Accountability and Taxpayer Value
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how smarter government means making operations and services truly citizen-centric, integrating their service delivery, coordinating programs and allowing a choice of access channels, as well as placing the most needed transactions on the Web.
Posted: 21 Jan 2011 | Published: 21 Jan 2011

IBM

Overcoming challenges of asset management amid declining federal budgets
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper details an asset management solution from IBM. This option is designed for the federal government and enables seamless integration and support maintenance of every asset across the enterprise. Read this now and learn how this option can offer complete visibility into every asset, enable elevated risk management and more.
Posted: 27 Apr 2012 | Published: 27 Apr 2012

IBM
 
 
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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