Standards

12.21.15

NIST IR 7904: Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud

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I am happy to announce that NIST IR 7904, Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud: Proof of Concept Implementation, has finally been completed. The “finally” warrants an explanation! I first engaged with Tim Grance and Murugiah Souppaya of NIST in October of 2008, just a few weeks after I had joined HyTrust. A very special HyTrust […]

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10.15.15

NIST 800-125B Might be the Most Important Standard to Defend Your Cloud

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology provides a range of standards and guidance leveraged by commercial and government entities worldwide.  Recently NIST released a draft Special Publication called SP 800-125 B , Secure Virtual Network Configuration for Virtual Machine (VM) Protection.  This draft standard augments another draft publication SP-800-125 A, Security Recommendations for Hypervisor […]

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