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NIST Updates Computer Security Guides
QUOTE: The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released updated guidance on how federal agencies and businesses can deal with network attacks and malware. The advice comes in the form of two publications that have been revised to reflect the latest in security best practices: NIST’s Guide to Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems and Guide to Malware Incident Prevention and Handling for Desktop and Laptops. The agency is seeking public comments on the draft publications before releasing them in final form.