Two more from NIST

NIST SP 800-27 Revision A

Related Links

NIST SP 800-63

Two new publications from the National Institute of Standards and Technology provide technical help for government agencies and businesses that are required to protect information systems.

One publication offers a starting point for organizations to understand basic information security principles. The other gives technical tips for setting up electronic authentication using guidelines issued by Office of Management and Budget officials.

The first publication, NIST Special Publication 800-27 Revision A, is titled "Engineering Principles for Information Technology Security." The second is NIST SP 800-63, "Electronic Authentication Guideline," which defines technical requirements for identity proofing and registration, identity tokens, authentication protocols and security assertions.

Featured

  • Workforce
    Shutterstock image 1658927440 By Deliris masks in office coronavirus covid19

    White House orders federal contractors vaccinated by Dec. 8

    New COVID-19 guidance directs federal contractors and subcontractors to make sure their employees are vaccinated — the latest in a series of new vaccine requirements the White House has been rolling out in recent weeks.

  • FCW Perspectives
    remote workers (elenabsl/Shutterstock.com)

    Post-pandemic IT leadership

    The rush to maximum telework did more than showcase the importance of IT -- it also forced them to rethink their own operations.

Stay Connected