Ron Ross

NIST issues draft guidance for securing legacy IT systems, more

by FedScoop Staff • 1 month ago

Ron Ross, NIST fellow and one of the agency’s cybersecurity experts, spoke with CyberScoop about the needed update.

NIST drops ‘federal’ from cyber controls guidance

by FedScoop Staff • 8 months ago

The move to remove the word “federal” from the title of its magisterial catalogue of cybersecurity and privacy controls is one of a series of proposed changes.

So, you’ve assumed compromise. Now what?

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

The once-radical notion that cyber defenders should assume hackers are already in their network is now conventional wisdom. But the implications of it are still taking hold, experts and officials said Thursday.

New approach needed to IT, says NIST’s top cyber scientist

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

No amount of security software, firewalls or anomaly detection systems can protect an IT infrastructure that's fundamentally insecure and to deal with the looming cybersecurity crisis, a new approach to computer architecture is required, the National Institute of Standards and Technology's top computer security scientist told the president's commission on long-term cybersecurity.

NIST pushing holistic cybersecurity process for IoT

by Greg Otto • 2 years ago

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a draft document that implores the engineers of cyber-physical systems to build security into their systems at every step of the process.

FISMA director awarded Sammy for work in cybersecurity

by Grayson Ullman • 3 years ago

Ron Ross received one of eight “Oscars of government service” in the award’s 14th annual ceremony.