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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 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.

The Need for Cloud Computing Security Standards
sponsored by HP Enterprise Security
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

HP Enterprise Security

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

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

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

Creating a Superior Customer Experience Online
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Bringing the 24/7 interactive opportunity to federal agencies will go a long way toward boosting citizens' satisfaction with their government interactions. Read on to explore ways for government agencies to improve their web content management (WCM) strategies to deliver a superior customer experience.
Posted: 19 Sep 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Oracle Corporation

Open Trusted Technology Provider Standard (O-TTPS)
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This standard is aimed at enhancing the integrity of commercial off the shelf ICT products and helping customers to manage sourcing risk.
Posted: 10 Apr 2013 | Published: 10 Apr 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Boost Government Revenues Without a Tax Increase
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: SAP analytics solutions can help today's government agencies overcome the many challenges associated with tax discovery. Read on to learn how SAP's public sector software solutions can benefit government agencies by improving performance, reducing costs and streamlining service delivery.
Posted: 29 Jun 2012 | Published: 29 Jun 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Transcript: The Changing Role of the CIO
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript addresses the key challenges new CIOs face, their priorities in the role, how they can balance legacy systems with the need to drive change, and more.
Posted: 02 Apr 2013 | Published: 02 Apr 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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