Tag Archives: NIST

Guide to Protecting PII

Source: NIST The escalation of security breaches involving personally identifiable information (PII) has contributed to the loss of millions of records over the past few years.1 Breaches involving PII are hazardous to both individuals and organizations. Individual harms2 may include identity theft, embarrassment, or blackmail. Organizational harms may include a loss of public trust, legal liability, or remediation… Read More »

National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is pleased to announce that the Draft National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Strategic Plan is available for comment. The plan, “Building a Digital Nation,” outlines NICE’s mission, vision, goals and objectives. NIST and its interagency NICE partners seek comments from all interested citizens and organizations concerned with cybersecurity awareness,… Read More »