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Keeping “IT” Security Real, Re-imagining Cyber Defenses

Much has changed due to Covid-19, Remote Work from Home (or Anywhere) and the ongoing SolarWinds fiasco have caused every cybersecurity team to review “what really matters in terms of cyber risk,” and master the basics as the foundation of their security program. As I have been known to say, in ‘cyber’ what was once true yesterday, may not be so today! It is often recommended to check-in from time-to-time and explore what may have changed. This continues to ring true today. When Covid-19 lockdowns were officially announced in March of 2020, much of the workforce had to rapidly shift to a new mode of working opening or compound existing …

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Recommendations for IoT Device Manufacturers

Foundational Activities and Core Device Cybersecurity Capability Baseline (2nd Draft)   Date Published: January 2020 Comments Due: February 7, 2020 Email Comments to: iotsecurity@nist.gov Author(s) Michael Fagan (NIST), Katerina Megas (NIST), Karen Scarfone (Scarfone Cybersecurity), Matthew Smith (G2) Abstract Internet of Things (IoT) devices often lack device cybersecurity capabilities their customers—organizations and individuals—can use to help mitigate their cybersecurity risks. Manufacturers can help their customers by improving how securable the IoT devices they make are, meaning the devices provide functionality that their customers need to secure them within their systems and environments, and manufacturers can also help their customers by providing them with the cybersecurity-related information they need. This publication describes voluntary, recommended activities related to …

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