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The Executive Protection industry and its allies partner with NIST for professional standards

Oct. 5, 2021
Protection Professionals have recognized the void of industry consistency and the dire need for Standards specific to Executive Protection
The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released today the draft Baldrige Cybersecurity Excellence Builder, a self-assessment tool to help organizations better understand the effectiveness of their cybersecurity risk management efforts.
Information Security

NIST releases Baldrige-based tool for cybersecurity excellence

Sept. 16, 2016
NIST is requesting public comments on the draft document
Information Security

NIST proposes update to digital signature standard

April 19, 2012
Proposed revisions provide clarification on how to implement digital signature algorithms approved in standard
Information Security

NIST to co-host health information security conference

April 19, 2012
Conference provides attendees with an opportunity to discuss practical strategies for implementing the HIPPA security rule

Biometric Consortium Conference 2008 to be held Sept. 23-25

Sept. 3, 2008
Conference focuses on biometrics for security, identity management, borders and e-commerce
Information Security

NIST to host 4th Security Automation Conference and Workshop

Sept. 3, 2008
Conference and workshops focus on open standards for automated computer security tasks
Information Security

New NIST publication helps IT assess security controls

July 10, 2008
Publication assists IT managers in supporting FISMA risk management framework
Fire & Life Safety

Using positive pressure ventilation for high-rise fire fighting

June 24, 2008
NIST engineers release 2-disk DVD on PPV for high-rise safety
Video Surveillance

NIST Research Generates Encryption Code for Ultra-Secure Video

April 18, 2006
Using fiber optics, NIST is able to generate raw code for 'unbreakable' encryption in record time
William Alan Jeffrey has been named as the new director for the National Institute of Standards.

Jeffrey Confirmed by Senate as 13th NIST Director

July 25, 2005
Veteran of federal science and technology department succeeds Arden Bement

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The NIST Security and Privacy Controls for Information Systems and Organizations encompass a comprehensive assessment methodology that can be applied to specific types of organizations, manufacturers, industrial control systems, defense and US Federal contractor protection of confidential and unclassified information, etc.
Security Industry Services

Cybersecurity Assessments: An Overview

UL and NIST provide options for system manufacturers and Integrators, so which should you choose?
Ed Meltzer, president, Security, Cloud & Mobile Partners LLC, Kansas City, Mo.
Dealers, Integrators & Installing Companies

Cover Exclusive: Cloud Ready?

June 19, 2012
This handy Q&A will help you determine if you and your customers are ready for cloud services

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Caution Urged for Switch to Internet Phones

Jan. 26, 2005
Security risks of VoIP, implementation of proper equipment, firewalls and encryption need to be considered