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March 5, 2021

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NIST releases guidance on protecting highly sensitive data from advanced persistent threat actors

By Sara Friedman / February 3, 2021

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a publication focused on protecting the government’s most important controlled unclassified information from sophisticated threat actors, which will be used as the basis for the upper tiers of the Pentagon’s cyber certification program.

“The protection of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) resident in nonfederal systems and organizations is of paramount importance to federal agencies and can directly impact the ability of the Federal Government to successfully conduct its essential missions and functions,”...

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