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The Industry Botnet Group — coordinated by the White House Cybersecurity Office and the Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security — has posted nine principles, including coordination of cyber responsibilities across sectors and reporting lessons learned.
The House approved the first spending bill for 2013, setting operating budgets for the Commerce and Justice Departments and for science-related agencies, such as NASA.
The Manufacturing Extension Partnership has a goal of making U.S. manufacturers more competitive.
A working group is developing common requirements for a federated cloud identity management shared service. NIH already showed how this could be done with its iTrust tools. The tiger team is expected to issue the common standards in the next few months.
Digital signatures are mathematical algorithms that ensure authenticity of digital documents. They are specified in Federal Information Processing Standard, or FIPS 186 — 3. The standard first came out in 1994.
GSA, NIST to name the first batch of outside organizations who will test and validate commercial cloud products against baseline security standards in the FedRAMP cloud security program in May. The Joint Authorization Board also will release guidance to industry on how to implement the security requirements in the coming months. FedRAMP still is months from approving its first set of vendors.
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National Institute of Standards and Technology wants comments about revisions to FIPS 186-3. NIST said the proposed revision includes clarifications, corrections and revisions
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has asked for comments about its proposed revisions to the Digital Signatures Standard.
Gregory Wilshusen, GSA's director of information security issue, discussed a recent report about IT supply chain risks with The Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp
Conformity assessment is "determining if people, products and services meet requirements," said Gordon Gillerman, the director of standards services for the National Institute of Standards and Technology.