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Experts to Discuss Botnet Challenges, Steps for Prevention at May 30 Workshop
Release Date: 05/09/2012

Botnet activity is on the rise around the globe, and to help understand this problem the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is … more

NIST Proposes Update to Digital Signature Standard
Release Date: 04/17/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced proposed changes to a standard that specifies how to implement digital … more

April Workshop Focuses on Cybersecurity for Cyber-Physical Systems and Industrial Controls
Release Date: 04/03/2012

Securing computers against unlawful and malicious attacks is always important, but it’s especially vital when the computers in question control … more

NIST Announces Funding to Form Steering Group to Support Trusted Identities in Cyberspace
Release Date: 03/12/2012

On March 9, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced that it is soliciting proposals to establish a steering group in … more

Guidance on Wireless Local Area Network Security is Close at Hand
Release Date: 03/06/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released in final form a guide to enhanced security for wireless local area networks … more

Revision of SP 800-53 Addresses Current Cybersecurity Threats, Adds Privacy Controls
Release Date: 02/28/2012

A major revision of a Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) publication released today by the National Institute of Standards and … more

NIST Requests Comments on Updated Guide to Handling Computer Security Incidents
Release Date: 02/21/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published for public comment a draft update to a guide for organizations managing … more

NIST Establishes National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence
Release Date: 02/21/2012

State of Maryland and Montgomery County Join Partnership The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced a new … more

Federal Information Systems Security Educators' Association Conference Meets March 27-29
Release Date: 02/07/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host the 25th annual conference of the Federal Information Systems Security … more

NIST Publishes Draft Implementation Guidance for Continuously Monitoring an Organization's IT System Security
Release Date: 01/24/2012

Three new draft reports published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are designed to help both public and private … more

NIST Issues Cloud Computing Guidelines for Managing Security and Privacy
Release Date: 01/24/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has finalized its first set of guidelines for managing security and privacy issues in … more

March Workshop to Support Trusted IDs in Cyberspace
Release Date: 01/24/2012

The National Strategy for a Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) National Program Office will host the 2012 NIST/NSTIC IDtrust Workshop … more

Protecting Computers at Start-Up: New NIST Guidelines
Release Date: 12/20/2011

A new draft computer security publication from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides guidance for vendors and … more

NIST Special Publication Expands Government Authentication Options
Release Date: 12/13/2011

A newly revised publication from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) expands the options for government agencies that need … more

NICE Issues Cybersecurity Workforce Framework for Public Comment
Release Date: 11/08/2011

The National Initiative on Cybersecurity Education (NICE) has published for public comment a draft document that classifies the typical duties and … more

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