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May 17, 2016  |  SecureIDNews

According to the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), there’s evidence that PII is now worth much more on the black market than credit card numbers, and the implementation of EMV in the U.S. will likely lead to a surge in counterfeit cards and other types of fraud. Regulations and standards around protecting PII have emerged overseas, but not so much in the U.S. So, the NCCoE is taking public comment on a project around securing non-credit card and sensitive consumer data.

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May 15, 2016  |  SecureIDNews

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is seeking public comment on a project aimed at reducing retail fraud in the U.S. The catalyst for the project is the uptick in fraud among European retailers since the rollout of EMV chip-and-PIN (CNP) technology a decade ago.

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May 08, 2016  |  Broadway World

Today GOTrust Technology Inc. (GO-Trust) announced it is collaborating with the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) on its Derived Personal Identity Verification (Derived PIV) Credentials project. The NCCoE brings together people from industry, government agencies, and academia to address cybersecurity challenges of national importance.

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May 04, 2016  |  Sarah Kinling

Last week, the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) presented at the 2016 Retail Cyber Intelligence Summit in Chicago. Hosted by the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC), a nonprofit resource for retailers that collects and shares threat intelligence in a safe and secure way, this two-day event brought together nearly 200 information security leaders representing many prominent retail and consumer services organizations.

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May 04, 2016  |  Demandware Blog

To address specific threats to the ecommerce environment, Demandware is leveraging its commerce expertise to collaborate with the Retail Cyber Information Sharing Center (R-CISC), where we are a premier member, and the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) on developing new best practices for retailers.

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April 21, 2016  |  Sarah Weeks and Mary Yang

As part of our outreach efforts, this week the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) attended the Electronic Transaction Association’s annual conference, TRANSACT 16, to engage the retail and commercial payment ecosystem as we scope out new projects at the NCCoE focused on the consumer-facing and retail sector.

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April 11, 2016  |  Don Tobin

On April 5, 2016, in coordination with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework Workshop 2016, the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) hosted a pre-workshop with members of the maritime and oil & natural gas industries to begin identifying and prioritizing cybersecurity challenges facing the industry. This NCCoE-facilitated open session was the first in a series of discussions with this industry sector to help define cybersecurity challenges to address jointly with industry and technology providers in NCCoE labs.

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April 07, 2016  |  Inside Cybersecurity

A new “profile” mapping the federal framework of cybersecurity standards to the maritime sector is intended to establish a baseline for what the Coast Guard expects from industry on cyber protections, a Coast Guard official said today...The Coast Guard hopes to expand its framework profile work to other maritime subsectors, including offshore drilling, navigation, and commercial vessels, according to Dan Tobin, a senior security engineer at NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, which has assisted the Coast Guard in developing the profile.

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April 05, 2016  |  Phys.org

Secure handling of sensitive, noncredit card consumer data, multifactor authentication for e-Commerce transactions and combating online fraud were the topics of a collaborative workshop hosted by the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence at the UAB Hill Student Center on March 22.

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March 28, 2016  |  Intelligent Utility

Leverage government-industry partnerships such as NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) to help jump start your IAM and situational awareness implementations. NCCoE has a plethora of cybersecurity implementation examples that can help all size energy organizations leverage proven third-party products to address cybersecurity framework, NERC CIP, and other standards and best practices.