The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released guidance today designed to help small businesses improve their cybersecurity preparedness.  The document, Small Business Information Security: The Fundamentals, is based on NIST’s 2014 Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, a widely used cybersecurity framework (Cybersecurity Framework).  For additional background on the Cybersecurity Framework, please see our prior post on the subject. 
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By Megan L. Rodgers

The FTC has announced its agenda and panelists for its conference on data security, which will be held on November 5th, 2015, at the University of Texas, in Austin.

This is the second in a series of conferences aimed at helping small- to medium-sized businesses protect consumers’ information.  The first conference

By Megan L. Rodgers

The FTC has announced its agenda and panelists for its conference on data security, which will be held on September 9, 2015 at University of California Hastings College of the Law, in San Francisco.

This is the first in a series of conferences aimed at helping small- to medium-sized businesses protect

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently launched a website devoted to helping small businesses with cybersecurity.  The site offers tips for small businesses facing online security issues and provides links to other sources of guidance.  The tips apply to all small businesses, not just those operating in fields subject to FCC regulation.  The launch coincides