Advisory panel looks for 'moonshot' in Commerce data
April 24, 2015
The inaugural meeting of the Commerce Data Advisory Council discussed how the Commerce Department can take their troves of data to the next level for the American public.
David Stegon was a staff reporter for FedScoop and StateScoop from 2011-2014.
The National Institutes of Standards and Technology created a new scoring system that will allow computer security managers to assess the severity of security risks arising from certain software features.
NIST's "Common Misuse Scoring System" provides a systematic way for organizations to determine the severity of software feature misuse so that the organization can determine how to handle the problem.
NIST classifies software vulnerabilities in three general categories: