All tagged Cybersecurity

NIST Launches Effort to Establish IoT Security Baseline; Seeks Stakeholder Feedback

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), within the Department of Commerce, has launched an effort to identify “a core set of cybersecurity capabilities that could be a baseline for [Internet of Things (IoT)] devices.”  The discussion draft, Considerations for a Core IoT Cybersecurity Capabilities Baseline, is intended to solicit stakeholder feedback and includes NIST’s “initial thoughts about what a core baseline of cybersecurity capabilities that are important for most IoT devices would look like.”

Big Data Transforming Healthcare, But Cybersecurity Issues Loom

Mobile and cloud technologies, combined with big data and advanced analytics are revolutionizing our healthcare system, making life-saving care accessible to more patients. At the same time, the medical sector is under constant cyberattack. The healthcare infrastructure, electronic medical records and medical devices are all targets of malicious activity by criminals, hacktivists and nation states.

Advanced Persistent Chats: DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Podcast

In this Advanced Persistent Chats episode on Wiley Connected, Matthew Travis, the Deputy Director for the Department of Homeland Security's newly formed Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Dan Sutherland, the agency’s lead lawyer, talk with Wiley Rein attorneys Megan Brown and Mike Diakiwski, about the agency’s mission to defend federal networks and secure private infrastructure against cyber threats.

NTIA Examines Software Component Transparency, Previews SBoM

On July 19, 2018, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) convened a multistakeholder process examining “Software Component Transparency.” This effort has long been discussed by NTIA, and among other things, reflects the Executive Branch agency’s early moves to implement the actions identified by the Report to the President on Enhancing Resilience Against Botnets.