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November 08, 2017  |  TechTarget

To help manufacturers mitigate security risks, the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence convened a coalition of technology companies to establish standards to help manufacturers and healthcare providers strengthen the security of the wireless infusion pump ecosystem. The resulting document, “Special Publication 1800-8: Securing Wireless Infusion Pumps In Healthcare Delivery Organizations” provides guidance on how to incorporate technology considerations, including cybersecurity controls, during the device design and FDA review processes.

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November 07, 2017  |  Korea IT Times

SecurityMatters is proud to announce that they will work with NIST’s  National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) for their latest cybersecurity project, “Capabilities Assessment for Securing Manufacturing Industrial Control Systems”, focused on counteracting cyber attacks against ICS devices that are crucial to manufacturing processes. 

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November 05, 2017  |  Arshad Noor

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently initiated a project to show how multi-factor authentication using FIDO protocols can help mitigate e-commerce fraud. As one of the Technical Collaborators chosen by NIST to assist with this effort, StrongAuth modified the popular open-source e-commerce platform, Magento, to integrate FIDO protocols into the purchasing process as a proof-of-concept.

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October 24, 2017  |  GCN

NIST has been talking with first responders across the country about what they’d like to see in wearable technology. 

Then early next year, NIST plans to begin testing products at the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence in Rockville, Md. About 20 devices will be tested, including both phones and wearables (headsets, smart clothing, body cameras, and heads-up displays).

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October 18, 2017  |  Sys-Con Media

As part of an NCCoE project, CyberX will be demonstrated in simulated manufacturing environments incorporating a diverse range of HMIs, PLCs, and OT protocols from multiple OT vendors. The project will result in a NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide demonstrating how companies can strengthen controls with behavioral anomaly detection, without impacting the performance of their operational technology (OT) environments

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October 12, 2017

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is excited to announce the release of three new draft project descriptions: TLS (Transport Layer Security) Server Certificate ManagementIoT-Based Automated Distributed Threats, and Privileged Account Management: Securing Privileged Accounts for the Financial Services Sector. We are seeking your feedback on these drafts to help refine the challenge and scope.

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October 11, 2017  |  ExecutiveBiz

Tripwire has helped the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence to draft a cybersecurity practice guidance on data integrity. The draft guide, titled “NIST SP 1800-11, Data Integrity: Recovering from Ransomware and Other Destructive Events,” suggests methods for businesses to handle a data corruption incident within an information technology enterprise environment, Tripwire said Tuesday.

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October 10, 2017  |  PR Newswire

Dragos (https://dragos.com) announced today that it has become a National Cybersecurity Excellence Partner (NCEP) with NIST's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE). Through the partnership, Dragos will provide expertise and tools such as Dragos Platform to NIST to develop practical guidance that industrial security teams can utilize to implement standards-based security controls.

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October 10, 2017  |  Business Wire

Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of security and compliance solutions for enterprises and industrial organizations, today announced that it has been working closely with the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on a cybersecurity project on data integrity.

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October 10, 2017  |  Tripwire - The State of Security

How can organizations know that the data they recover is accurate and safe? To help companies answer that question, the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has released the NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide SP 1800-11Data Integrity: Recovering from Ransomware and Other Destructive Events. The resource provides guidance on how organizations can develop strategies to recover operating systems, user files, applications, and other IT assets from data corruption events such as ransomware. NCCoE’s newest SP also discusses issues of auditing, reporting, and investigations following companies’ discovery of such destructive security incidents.