FISMA director awarded Sammy for work in cybersecurity
October 07, 2015
Ron Ross received one of eight “Oscars of government service” in the award’s 14th annual ceremony.
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: