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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

Cloud Computing & Mobile Technologies: Giving Government an Extra Dimension
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to examine the steps to implement and initiate to secure clod and mobile strategies. Discover how these leveraging these disruptive services can help to better serve citizens who desire on-demand service. Read on to learn how your government organization can benefit from new channels.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2013

OpenText

Reduce Fraud, Waste and Abuse with Flexible Analytics
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how SAP's latest analytics solutions can analyze multiple databases in real-time to identify and prevent improper government payments before they happen. Read on to learn how government agencies can leverage this technology to speed up the process of accessing multiple data sources, reduce the burden on IT staff and much more.
Posted: 27 Jun 2012 | Published: 27 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

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

Get a Better Handle on Unspent Funds
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper details SAP's range of public sector solutions, designed specifically to assist government agencies in proactively monitoring their current and future spending. Learn how to get a better handle on unspent funds such as unliquidated obligations (ULOs) by drilling into layers of data to create accurate reports and projections in real time.
Posted: 29 Jun 2012 | Published: 29 Jun 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Reduce Federal Infrastructure Risk with Compliance Management and Situational Awareness
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features holistic information and network security tools that help federal agencies meet strict compliance mandates.
Posted: 12 May 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

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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