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Third Annual NICE Workshop Adds a Virtual Cyber Threat Training and Competition Track
Release Date: 10/02/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is offering a strong finale to National Cybersecurity Awareness month with its the third … more

Five Pilot Projects Receive Grants to Promote Online Security and Privacy
Release Date: 09/20/2012

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced more than $9 million in grant awards to … more

New NIST Publication Provides Guidance for Computer Security Risk Assessments
Release Date: 09/18/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a final version of its risk assessment guidelines that can provide senior … more

October Workshop to Consider Future of Information and Communication Technology Supply Chain Risk Management
Release Date: 09/18/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host a workshop at its Gaithersburg, Md., headquarters October 15 and 16, 2012, to … more

Security First: New NIST Guidelines on Securing BIOS for Servers
Release Date: 08/21/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is requesting comments on new draft guidelines for securing BIOS systems for server … more

NIST Co-Sponsors the 2012 Biometrics Consortium Conference
Release Date: 08/21/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will co-sponsor the 2012 Biometric Consortium Conference (BCC 2012), September 18-21, … more

Updated NIST Guide is a How-To for Dealing With Computer Security Incidents
Release Date: 08/08/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the final version of its guide for managing computer security incidents. … more

Steering Group for Identity Ecosystem Hosts First Meeting
Release Date: 08/08/2012

The Identity Ecosystem Steering Group Kickoff Meeting to support the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) will be held … more

NIST Updates Guidance on Network Attacks and Malware
Release Date: 07/25/2012

Detecting and stopping malicious attacks on computer networks is a central focus of computer security these days. The National Institute of … more

Software Features and Inherent Risks: NIST's Guide to Rating Software Vulnerabilities from Misuse
Release Date: 07/25/2012

A new guide from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) describes a "scoring system" that computer security managers can use to … more

NIST Releases Test Framework for Upgrading Smart Electrical Meters
Release Date: 07/11/2012

Next-generation "smart" electrical meters for residential and commercial buildings will have computerized operating systems just as laptops or … more

NIST Updates Guidelines for Mobile Device Security
Release Date: 07/11/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a proposed update to its guidelines for securing mobile devices—such as … more

NIST Releases Final Version of Revised Bluetooth Security Guide
Release Date: 06/12/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the final version of the Guide to Bluetooth Security (NIST Special … more

NIST Special Publication Helps to Demystify Cloud Computing
Release Date: 05/29/2012

For a clear view of cloud computing, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a new publication that explains cloud … more

New Cybersecurity Center Kicks Off with Workshop
Release Date: 05/29/2012

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) will host a kickoff workshop on Tuesday, June 26, 2012. The workshop’s goal is to … more

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