Government, retail get low cybersecurity marks in survey
June 30, 2015
A new Unisys Security Insights survey reveals that U.S. consumers trust the government and retail sector the least when it comes to personal data security.
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: