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NIST releases information security testing and assessment guide

HIM-HIPAA Insider, October 13, 2008

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released the publication SP 800-115, Technical Guide to Information Security Testing and Assessment,” on September 30.
 
The NIST Web site tells its visitors that the new publication can help information security officers:
  • Plan and manage security testing
  • Analyze test results
  • Develop strategies to mitigate risks
  • Design, implement, and maintain security procedures and processes
  • Learn about security testing techniques
For more information or to comment on the publication, click here.

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