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NIST seeks comment on new security guidelines for data storage infrastructure

July 22, 2020 |
Charlie Mitchell

A new NIST guidance document attempts to shine a light on data security storage infrastructure for organizations, which the agency says is often overlooked amid efforts to secure higher-profile hardware and network targets, and yet can be an avenue for equally devastating hacks.

NIST Special Publication 800-209, “Security Guidelines for Storage Infrastructure,” was released Tuesday and is open for comment until Aug. 31.

“Storage infrastructure -- along with compute (encompassing OS and host hardware) and network infrastructures -- is...

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