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Unformatted text preview: determines that such guidelines are consistent with the requirements for protecting sensitive information in Federal computer systems. 3. Recognize the NSA-certified rating of evaluated trusted systems under the Trusted Computer Security Evaluation Criteria Program without requiring additional evaluation. 4. Develop telecommunications security standards for protecting sensitive unclassified computer data, drawing upon the expertise and products of the National Security Agency, to the greatest extent possible, in meeting these responsibilities in a timely and cost-effective manner. 5. Avoid duplication where possible in entering into mutually agreeable arrangements with the NSA for the NSA support. 6. Request the NSA’s assistance on all matters related to cryptographic algorithms and cryptographic techniques including but not limited to research, development evaluation, or endorsement. II. The NSA will: 1. Provide the NIST with technical guidelines in trusted technology, telecommunications security, and personal identification that may be used in cost-effective systems for protecting sensitive computer data. 2. Conduct or initiate research and development programs in trusted technology, telecommunications security, cryptographic techniques and personal identification methods. 3. Be responsive to the NIST’s requests for assistance in respect to all matters related to cryptographic algorithms and cryptographic techniques including but not limited to research, development, evaluation, or endorsement. 4. Establish the standards and endorse products for application to secure systems covered in 10 USC Section 2315 (the Warner Amendment). 5. Upon request by Federal agencies, their contractors and other government-sponsored entities, conduct assessments of the hostile intelligence threat to federal information systems, and provide technical assistance and recommend endorsed products for application to secure systems against that threat. III. The NIST and the NSA shall: 1. J...
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This note was uploaded on 10/18/2010 for the course MATH CS 301 taught by Professor Aliulger during the Fall '10 term at Koç University.
- Fall '10