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Key to Successfully Revealing Business Value of Risk Management

March 28, 2012
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Key to Successfully Revealing Business Value of Risk Management

We all know that getting top management buy-in is crucial for any project to succeed. Last week, NIST Senior Fellow Ron Ross discussed the difference between information risk management and information security and explained why risk management is critical for enterprises to achieve their core missions. According to Ross, info risk management focuses on...
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Career Advice from NIST’s Infosec Frontman

September 2, 2011
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Career Advice from NIST’s Infosec Frontman

Ok, it’s another Friday night and I was just scanning around web and came across an interesting series of videos over on FedScoop.com. They run a feature called FedMentors and it included a set of six videos featuring Ron Ross answering several questions. One of the quick-hitting videos highlighted him pondering the question “What’s...
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Are New NIST Privacy Controls Necessary?

July 21, 2011
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Are New NIST Privacy Controls Necessary?

In case you missed the announcement on Tuesday, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a draft of new privacy controls to be included in the next update of Special Publication (SP) 800-53. Currently referred to as SP 800-53 Appendix J, the update provides the first steps to standardizing what privacy means...
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