IT TECH NEWS
NIST: Issues New Revision of Guide to Assessing Information Security Safeguards. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the final version of the 2014 update to its core guide to assessing the security and privacy safeguards for federal information systems and organizations. Read more
PREDICTIONS: 6 technologies that will change PCs in 2015. Laptops and desktops will be interactive, get 3D depth-sensing cameras and be wire-free. Read more
FEDERAL & STATE GOVERNMENT IT
USPS: Reducing Risk in the Cloud. Security is one of the highest priorities for today’s government agencies as cyber-security threats rise and become increasingly sophisticated. While many IT and agency department heads feel increasing concern and pressure around security breaches and privacy, FedRAMP and key compliance mandates are driving greater standards within the industry. Read more
FDA: Tragic Deaths Highlight the Dangers of Powdered Pure Caffeine. Read more
CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: NIST Seeks Members for Three New Cloud Computing Working Groups. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cloud Computing Program (NCCP) is forming three public working groups to provide solutions to cloud computing challenges. A teleconference on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at 11 a.m. Eastern will kick off the effort. Program leaders will discuss group goals, member roles and responsibilities, meeting schedules and deadlines. Read more
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