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NIST Announces Pilot Grants Competition to Improve Security and Privacy of Online Identity Verification Systems
Release Date: 02/12/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is launching a competition for a fourth round of grants to pilot online identity … more

Vendors Sought to Develop Model System to Monitor Security of Energy Industry Networked Control Systems
Release Date: 02/10/2015

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is seeking collaborators on an effort to help energy companies improve the security of the … more

NIST Security Guide Walks Organizations Through the Mobile App Security Vetting Process
Release Date: 01/26/2015

A new publication from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides guidance for organizations to improve security as … more

NIST Requests Round Two Comments on its Cryptographic Standards Process
Release Date: 01/23/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking comments on a revised draft document that details the principles and … more

NIST Meeting: Cybersecurity Is a Key Ingredient In the Manufacturing Mix
Release Date: 01/20/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is bringing experts together to discuss the cybersecurity challenges faced by the … more

Cybersecurity Center Invites Feedback on Securing Medical Devices
Release Date: 12/22/2014

Hospitals are increasingly using networked technology to improve the accuracy and efficiency of medical care by connecting medical devices to a … more

Filling the Gap: NIST Document to Protect Federal Information in Nonfederal Information Systems
Release Date: 11/18/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published for public review draft recommendations to ensure the confidentiality of … more

Cyber Security: Your Mother Was Right, Sharing is Good, And NIST Has Some Help on How
Release Date: 11/10/2014

Time is not your friend when your information systems are under cyber attack, but sharing threat information before, during, and after an attack … more

2014 Cybersecurity Education Meeting Emphasizes Presidential Ready to Work Initiative
Release Date: 11/04/2014

The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education ( NICE ) is hosting its fifth annual workshop November 5-6, 2014, in Columbia, Md. The theme … more

NIST Awards Contract to MITRE to Support Cybersecurity Center of Excellence
Release Date: 09/24/2014

Initial Tasks under IDIQ Contract Total $29 Million to Operate Newly Established Federally Funded Research and Development Center The U.S. … more

NCCoE Seeks Comments on Mobile Device Security Building Block
Release Date: 09/17/2014

NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has posted a revised draft of a building block to help enterprises address security … more

Three Pilot Projects Receive Grants to Improve Online Security and Privacy
Release Date: 09/17/2014

The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced nearly $3 million in grants that will … more

NIST Announces FY 2014 Small Business Innovation Research Awards
Release Date: 09/15/2014

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded more than $2.2 million in Phase I and Phase II … more

NIST Seeks Info on User Experiences with Cybersecurity Framework
Release Date: 08/22/2014

Six months ago , the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released version 1.0 of its voluntary Framework for Improving Critical … more

NIST Vetting Guide Helps in Testing Mobile Apps to Learn What They Really Do
Release Date: 08/20/2014

While many mobile device apps such as a calendar or collaboration tools are very handy and can improve productivity, they can also introduce … more

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