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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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NIST Reports
 
The Need for Cloud Computing Security Standards
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: While cloud computing promises business advantages such as agility, efficiency, cost savings and more, many organizations are still hesitant to adopt for one prominent reason – security. In this expert e-guide uncover the driving need for cloud computing security standards and how this issue is being addressed.
Posted: 11 Apr 2012 | Published: 11 Apr 2012

SearchSecurity.com

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: 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

The Modern Security Threat and Regulatory Compliance
sponsored by Bytware, Inc.
WEBCAST: SOX-style legislation and the evolving threat from viruses is challenging the ability of IT management to keep up with security requirements. This webcast explains why so many systems are at risk and what you can do to mitigate these threats.
Posted: 29 Sep 2008 | Premiered: Sep 29, 2008

Bytware, Inc.

Setting standards in IT Industries
sponsored by DLT Solutions
EGUIDE: Building and adhering to security standards are essential for mitigating risk and ensuring adequate IT security. NIST is one of the first risk assessment standards, offering guidelines for securing the IT infrastructure. In this e-guide, gain an in-depth look into NIST and uncover how to decrease the risks that your industry faces.
Posted: 19 Mar 2012 | Published: 16 Mar 2012

DLT Solutions

NSA insiders reveal what went wrong
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EBRIEF: Former NSA employees explain how the agency missed vital intelligence on 9/11, broke the US constitution through mass surveillance against US citizens, and wasted billions of dollars on technology.
Posted: 30 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Cloud IT: The Impact of Cloud Supply Chain Platforms on the Role of IT
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: In this valuable white paper learn more about the impact of cloud supply chain platforms on the role of IT and how you can better prepare your team for the challenges they may face.
Posted: 03 Mar 2015 | Published: 03 Mar 2015

GT Nexus

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

Government Could Miss IPv6 Deadline; Enterprises Make IPv6 Transition
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: Uncover why many government agencies risk missing the IPv6 transition deadline and how your enterprise stands to benefit by making the IPv6 transition in a timely manner.
Posted: 02 Jan 2013 | Published: 02 Jan 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company
 
 
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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