Thursday, February 22, 2007

NIST Releases New Information Security Documents

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released two new information security documents.

  • NISTIR 7359, "Information Security Guide for Government Executives," is designed to "assist senior leaders in understanding how to oversee and support the development and implementation of information security programs."
  • NISTIR 7358, "Program Review for Information Security Management Assistance (PRISMA)" describes "a methodology developed by NIST for reviewing complex requirements and posture of a federal information security program."

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