[ISN] NIST Security Guidance Revision: Prepare Now

http://www.informationweek.com/government/cybersecurity/nist-security-guidance-revision-prepare-now/a/d-id/1269663 By Vincent Berk Commentary InformationWeek.com 6/16/2014 The National Institute of Science and Technology’s Special Publication 800-53 aims to raise the bar and set a standard of security for federal government information processing systems. As NIST works on Revision 5 of the document, which is expected to come out in April 2015, it will need to reverse the sweeping generalizations made in Revision 4 regarding the nature of the threat against data. Network defense is not a spectator sport