The Federal Communications Commission's effort to align its regulatory policies with the federal cybersecurity framework is a harbinger of further action by regulators across multiple sectors, according to Adam Sedgewick, a senior information and technology policy officer with the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Officials at the National Institute of Standards and Technology are beginning to sort through the 19 public comments received so far on the draft "cryptographic standards and guidelines development process" released in February.
At least one technology company is calling for a certification process to show companies are using the framework of cybersecurity standards developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, qualifying for various incentives.
The challenge of fixing the many federal government systems that are vulnerable to the Heartbleed cybersecurity gap is generating significant work around the clock for the Department of Homeland Security's National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, according to Director Larry Zelvin.
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The Department of Homeland Security has launched a process to reconsider which infrastructure owners and operators belong on a list of infrastructure deemed "critical" in the context of cybersecurity.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has announced the release of its first open source web application for managing the vetting of mobile applications' security and network compatibility.
The latest cyber threat assessment by security analysts at Mandiant will be discussed at a May 22 meeting on advising federal agencies about cybersecurity.
The United States says the global community should focus on developing a transparent multistakeholder process to govern the Internet rather than pursue formal international treaties on the subject, according to U.S. comments on a draft document being discussed this week in Brazil.
FireEye's analysis of this year's Verizon data-breach report shows a "drastic change in the type of attacks that are threatening organizations' intellectual property, financial information and customer data," according to an April 22 blog post by the network security company.
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