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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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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

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

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

What the Gartner Analysts are Saying About Government Solutions and Interoperability
sponsored by MicroPact
WHITE PAPER: Budgets are being cut and pressure continues to mount for federal agencies to run leaner and meaner. This paper looks at Gartner analyst coverage of government's approach to developing secure and cost-effective solutions.
Posted: 19 May 2014 | Published: 19 May 2014

MicroPact

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

ComputerWeekly Special Report: Government’s digital strategy could cut red tape
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access the following special report on the public interest to uncover how the government plans on harnessing digital technology to make public services more efficient and generate significant cost savings. Read on to learn how this initiative may affect you in the near future.
Posted: 05 Feb 2014 | Published: 05 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Taking the fear out of bringing Government Systems online
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: People are quickly navigating to a more mobile environment and many individuals are urging government agencies to develop online services. In the past, certain aspects of online sharing have caused government agencies to hesitate, but this white paper helps outline some of the benefits of online systems.
Posted: 27 Dec 2012 | Published: 24 Jul 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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