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2014 Cybersecurity Forum to Focus on Trusted Computing, Security Automation and Information Sharing
Release Date: 12/17/2013

The 2014 Cybersecurity Innovation Forum, to be held January 28-30, 2014, at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md., will focus on the … more

Comments on Updated Guidance for Role-Based IT Security Training for Federal Employees Requested by Nov. 30
Release Date: 11/20/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is requesting comments on its updated draft publication on information technology and … more

NIST Fellow Ron Ross Honored With Inaugural McNulty Information Security Leadership Award
Release Date: 11/05/2013

National Institute for Standards a Technology (NIST) Fellow Ron Ross has been awarded the inaugural Lynn F. McNulty Tribute U.S. Government … more

White House Blog: Seeking Cybersecurity Framework Comments
Release Date: 10/30/2013

U.S. national and economic security depends on the reliable functioning of critical infrastructure. In recognition of that dependence, President … more

NIST Releases Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework, Will Seek Comments
Release Date: 10/22/2013

The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today released its Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework … more

NCCoE Launches New Building Block
Release Date: 09/23/2013

REVISED NOV. 15, 2013: The comment period has been extended to January 17, 2014. Comments should be submitted to conmon-nccoe@nist.gov According … more

Grants to Two States Will Support Improved Access to Services and Reduce Fraud
Release Date: 09/23/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded more than $2 million in grants to the states of Pennsylvania and Michigan to … more

NIST Announces Five Grants to Pilot Trusted Identity Technologies
Release Date: 09/17/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced more than $7 million in grants to five organizations to fund pilot … more

NIST Awards Grants to Improve Online Security and Privacy
Release Date: 09/17/2013

The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced more than $7 million in grants to support … more

Cryptographic Standards Statement
Release Date: 09/10/2013

Recent news reports have questioned the cryptographic standards development process at NIST. We want to assure the IT cybersecurity community that … more

Federal ID Credential Security Standard Strengthens Authentication, Extends To Mobile Devices
Release Date: 09/05/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued an updated version of the standard specification Personal Identification … more

Learn About Navigating the National Cybersecurity Education Interstate Highway at NIST, Sept. 17-19
Release Date: 09/03/2013

The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) is hosting its fourth annual “Shaping the Future of Cybersecurity Education Workshop” … more

Two Updated Guides Provide Latest NIST Recommendations for System Patches, Malware Avoidance
Release Date: 08/20/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has updated two of its series of computer security guides to help computer system … more

13 Companies Receive 2013 NIST Small Business Innovation Research Awards
Release Date: 08/06/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced more than $2.3 million in Phase I and Phase II Small Business Innovation … more

Next Workshop on Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Framework is in Dallas, Sept. 11, 2013
Release Date: 08/05/2013

Registration is now open for the fourth in a series of workshops to bring together representatives from government, industry and academia to … more

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