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February 08, 2016  |  Emergency Management

Cybersecurity challenges facing the nation were the topic of much discussion on the morning of Monday, Feb. 8, following the dedication of the new and expanded 60,000 square-foot National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) facility in Maryland that is working to accelerate the development and use of secure, standards-based technology in the private sector.

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February 08, 2016  |  Imperial Valley News

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) in Rockville, Md., is a public-private partnership launched by the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in 2013.

After more than two years working in cramped temporary quarters, NCCoE’s new facility in Rockville, Md., provides them with five times the laboratory space previously available for collaborative advanced information technology projects.

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February 08, 2016  |  ExecutiveGov

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has unveiled a new facility in Rockville, Maryland to house projects and operations of the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence.

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February 07, 2016  |  Government Technology

Cybersecurity challenges facing the nation were the topic of much discussion on the morning of Monday, Feb. 8, following the dedication of the new and expanded 60,000 square-foot National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) facility in Maryland that is working to accelerate the development and use of secure, standards-based technology in the private sector.

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February 07, 2016  |  Inside Cybersecurity

Federal officials and lawmakers will appear at multiple cybersecurity events this week addressing topics such as privacy, the Internet of Things, cybersecurity research, and more.

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February 07, 2016  |  FedScoop

The top executive of an iconic American security firm called Monday for a major change in administration policy on cybersecurity, saying that putting intelligence agencies in charge had been a mistake and arguing for a much larger role for the Department of Commerce.

Amit Yoran, president of RSA, made the remarks at the dedication ceremony for NIST’s expanded National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence in Rockville, Md.

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February 02, 2016  |  PR Newswire

Radiflow, a pioneer developer of ICS/SCADA network security, today issued an analysis of the December 2015 cyber-attack on a Ukrainian power provider.

According to multiple accounts, multiple western-Ukrainian power utilities were attacked, disconnecting thirty substations, and leaving 80,000 customers without power for hours. Using compromised HMI software and remote access software, the attackers targeted specific servers on the utilities' operational networks and deleted their attack paths-which delayed the response to the attack.

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February 01, 2016  |  Federal News Radio

As we look to 2016, several promising opportunities are already on the horizon to put these types of public-private partnerships in action. Take the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) for example. As the country’s central lab for cybersecurity, NCCoE continuously brings together leaders from industry, federal agencies, technology companies and academia to work together on solutions to address national security challenges.




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January 31, 2016  |  FierceHealthIT

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is looking for vendor partners to work on an example solution to securing wireless medical infusion pumps, according to a notice in the Federal Register.

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January 28, 2016  |  EMR & HIPAA

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has kicked off a project focused on boosting the security of wireless infusion pumps. In an effort to be sure researchers understand the hospital environment and how the pumps are deployed, NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) plans to work with vendors in this space. The NCCoE will also collaborate on the effort with the Technological Leadership Institute at the University of Minnesota.