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NIST meeting struggles with standards for mitigating DDoS threats

July 11, 2017 |
Rick Weber
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The National Institute of Standards and Technology kicked off a two-day meeting today where industry officials and regulators are discussing steps to mitigate the threat and impact of automated and distributed denial of service attacks, including the possibility of baseline security requirements for devices.

The NIST meeting is being hosted by the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence and discussions are being driven in part by President Trump's cybersecurity executive order, which calls for a report on addressing DDoS and...

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