NIST estimates $250 billion economic impact from its encryption standard

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 days ago

The standards agency commissioned a study of how much the Advanced Encryption Standard meant to government and industry since the late '90s.

How network structure can enhance threat intelligence

by CyberScoop Staff • 1 month ago

NIST's Ron Ross talks about the different ways agencies could leverage threat intelligence.

Wyden asks federal agencies to ditch Adobe Flash

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The senator wants agencies charged with issuing federal cybersecurity guidance to get Flash off of government systems before 2020.

NIST wants to the federal government to pay more attention to the supply chain

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

A federal IT standards body has moved to add key supply-chain provisions to its risk management guidance at a time of growing U.S. government concern that Russian and Chinese companies pose a threat to national security.

NIST releases updated cybersecurity framework

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 5 months ago

The new version updates the federal agency's guidelines in several areas, including authentication and identity; cyber risk self-assessments; managing supply chain cybersecurity; and vulnerability disclosure.

Report: hospitals are flooded with vulnerable IoT devices

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 6 months ago

The researchers found exposed medical images, protocols, databases, industrial controllers and healthcare systems software.