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Calling for Comments on Cybersecurity, Innovations and the Internet Economy
Release Date: 06/21/2011

The Department of Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force is requesting comments on a report that proposes voluntary codes of conduct to strengthen … more

Commerce Department Proposes New Policy Framework to Strengthen Cybersecurity Protections for Businesses Online
Release Date: 06/08/2011

Additional Contact: Gail Porter , 301-975-2762 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Commerce today released a report that proposes voluntary codes … more

NIST Seeks Comments on Draft Guide to Cloud Computing
Release Date: 05/12/2011

The cloud computing research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is requesting public comments on a draft of its … more

Build Safety into the Very Beginning of the Computer System
Release Date: 04/28/2011

A new publication from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides guidelines to secure the earliest stages of the computer … more

White House Launches Plan to Create a Trusted 'Identity Ecosystem' for On-Line Commerce
Release Date: 04/26/2011

On April 15, the Obama Administration formally launched its National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC), a plan to work with … more

Administration Releases Strategy to Protect Online Consumers and Support Innovation and Fact Sheet on National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace
Release Date: 04/15/2011

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Obama Administration released the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC), which seeks to … more

Two New SCAP Documents Help Improve Automating Computer Security Management
Release Date: 03/15/2011

It’s increasingly difficult to keep up with all the vulnerabilities present in today’s highly complex operating systems and applications. … more

Conference on Safeguarding Health Information Security, May 10-11
Release Date: 03/15/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is co-hosting a conference to explore the current health information technology security … more

NIST Holds Third Cloud Computing Forum and Workshop, April 7-8
Release Date: 03/15/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host the Cloud Computing Forum and Workshop III on April 7-8, 2011, at its … more

NIST Seeks Comments on Security Control Catalog for Federal Information Systems and Organizations
Release Date: 03/01/2011

Computer scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are requesting comments from interested parties on their biennial … more

New Publication Fundamentally Changes Federal Information Security Risk Management
Release Date: 03/01/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the final version of a special publication that can help organizations to … more

The NIST Role in Role-Based Control: A 20th Anniversary Appraisal
Release Date: 02/15/2011

What NIST-led innovation is estimated to have saved U.S. industry $6.1 billion over the past 20 years? Well, probably several, but, perhaps … more

April Workshop To Focus on Preserving Digital Health Records
Release Date: 02/15/2011

Information technology experts, insurers, policy makers and representatives of healthcare organizations will convene on April 5-6, 2011, in … more

Emerging Trends in Cybersecurity is Topic of March IT Security Trainers' Conference
Release Date: 02/15/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Federal Information Systems Security Educators' Association (FISSEA) are … more

Cloud Computing at NIST: Two New Draft Documents and a Wiki
Release Date: 02/02/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued two new draft documents on cloud computing for public comment, including the … more

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