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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

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

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

Resolving the Catch-22 of UC&C in Regulated Environments
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why organizations in regulated sectors like finance, government, and healthcare have a different set of requirements for cloud-based unified communications and collaboration services, and introduces a suite of email and collaboration tools that meets these needs.
Posted: 30 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Dimension Data

Clearswift Government Communications 2.0
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore the evolving trends in the public sector landscape, and what this means for information governance and security. Learn how crucial it is to prevent data leakage for the sake of regulations and citizens' trust.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Clearswift

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.

World War C: Understanding Nation-State Motives Behind Today’s Advanced Cyber Attacks
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the unique characteristics of cyber-attack campaigns waged by governments worldwide.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

FireEye
 
 
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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