Nist

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), known between 1901 and 1988 as the National Bureau of Standards (NBS), is a measurement standards laboratory, also known as a National Metrological Institute (NMI), which is a non-regulatory agency of the United States Department of Commerce. The institute's official mission is to:Promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve our quality of life.NIST had an operating budget for fiscal year 2007 (October 1, 2006-September 30, 2007) of about $843.3 million.
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  • Cybersecurity Strengthened with Executive Order

    … fraud, computer law, privacy, or cybersecurity law matters, including assistance with policies, prevention or recovery from a ransomware attack and cybersecurity insurance or insurance claims, contact attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin at Prince Law Offices. …

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 14 readers -
  • New NIST Guide Helps Small Businesses Improve Cybersecurity

    … NIST provides guidance to help small businesses secure their data and information in the new publication, Small Business Information Security: The Fundamentals. Small-business owners may think that they are too small to be victims of cyber hackers, but Pat Toth knows otherwise. Toth leads outreach efforts to small businesses…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 9 readers -
  • FINRA Provides Cybersecurity Checklist to Small Firms

    … a compromise occurs and implement a plan to recover lost, stolen or unavailable assets.” This checklist is primarily derived from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework and FINRA’s Report on Cybersecurity Practices. Cybersecuirty should be taken seriously by financial organizations because it protects…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 17 readers -
  • FTC takes on toothless encryption claims for dental practice software

    …. Then in June 2013, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued a Vulnerability Note and Alert publicly stating that the vendor of the less secure algorithm had agreed to rebrand its method as “Data Camouflage” so it wouldn’t be confused with encryption algorithms like AES. But according to the FTC, despite receiving US-CERT’s…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 17 readers -
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