In May, 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recognized the unique threat posed to the health sector from cybersecurity attacks which threatened not only systems and infrastructure but the lives of patients. Accordingly they created a Task Force by bringing together a diverse group of more than 150 healthcare and cybersecurity experts with government partners […]
Cybersecurity is complicated and small businesses have a hard time keeping up with it. They can’t afford the big staff and army of specialists which a large enterprise can hire. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is well aware of this problem. That’s why it has set up the Small Business Cybersecurity Corner. […]
Cybersecurity is increasingly becoming a critical concern for private-sector businesses eyeing Internal Revenue Service (IRS) contracts, especially with cyber attacks and threats soaring in sophistication and frequency day by day. Both the federal agency and its suppliers or vendors have to implement audit and accountability controls, which are important data security measures recommended by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Compliance with these regulations is necessary for you if you’re eyeing a contract with the IRS, or you’re already in business with the agency.