The National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) is soliciting feedback on the latest draft of security guidance for Personal Identification Verification (PIV) cards.
Known as Publication FIPS 201-2, the PIV security guidelines will affect all federal employees and contractors who organizations require such compliance. The first publication was in 2005.Read More
Last week the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) issued the final version of its Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security (SP 800-82). The guide satisfies responsibilities assigned to NIST under the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).Read More
A new document from the U.S. Government Accountability Office--the auditing office of the U.S. Congress--assessing the current state of security of the rapidly deploying smart grid networks around the country finds that necessary built-in security features are often missing from the networks and the smart meters themselves.Read More