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New NIST Publication Provides Security Guidance for WiMAX Technologies
Release Date: 11/09/2010

A new publication from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides technical guidance to government agencies and other … more

NIST Sponsors Second Cloud Computing Forum and Workshop Nov. 4-5
Release Date: 10/13/2010

On November 4 and 5, 2010, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host the Cloud Computing Forum and Workshop II to give … more

Annual IT Security Automation Conference Runs Sept. 27-29
Release Date: 08/31/2010

The Sixth Annual IT Security Automation Conference, co-hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), focuses on applying … more

New NIST Report Advises: Securing Critical Computer Systems Begins at the Beginning
Release Date: 08/03/2010

Nothing beats the feeling of starting up a new computer – be it a laptop, desktop or a major, custom-designed computing system. A new system is a … more

Cybersecurity, Innovation and the Internet Economy
Release Date: 07/27/2010

A comprehensive review of the nexus between cybersecurity challenges in the commercial sector and innovation in the Internet economy that is being … more

New Draft Computer Security Document Focuses on Cloud Computing and Virtualization Technology
Release Date: 07/21/2010

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued draft recommendations for securely configuring and using full virtualization … more

NIST Aids Enhancement of the Security and Stability of the Internet’s Domain Name System
Release Date: 07/21/2010

On July 15, 2010, two Department of Commerce Agencies—the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National … more

Updated Computer Security Publication Focuses on Security Assessment Plans
Release Date: 07/06/2010

After a public comment period, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published an updated set of guidelines for developing … more

July 27 Stakeholder Meeting Addresses Cybersecurity and Innovation
Release Date: 06/23/2010

As part of its initiative to ensure that the Internet continues to spawn growth and innovation, the Department of Commerce will hold a symposium … more

National Initiative For Cybersecurity Education (NICE)ly Comes to You
Release Date: 06/23/2010

Cybersecurity training is spreading from high-tech and government offices into high schools, libraries and workplaces near you. Called the … more

NIST Helps Accelerate the Federal Government's Move to the Cloud
Release Date: 06/09/2010

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has been designated by Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra to accelerate the … more

FISMA Project Manager Ron Ross Named to 2010 Federal 100 List
Release Date: 04/13/2010

The National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Ron Ross has received the 2010 Federal 100 Award. Presented by Federal Computer Week , … more

NIST Issues Expanded Draft of Smart Grid Cyber Security Strategy For Public Review and Comment
Release Date: 02/03/2010

The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) issued today the second draft of its Smart Grid Cyber Security … more

Computer Researcher Named Distinguished Fellow of Information Security Group
Release Date: 11/17/2009

Ron Ross, senior computer scientist and information security researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), has been … more

New Publication Offers Security Tips for WiMAX Networks
Release Date: 10/06/2009

Government agencies and other organizations planning to use WiMAX -- Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access -- networks can get technical … more

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