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U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard A. Schmidt Announce Next Steps to Enhance Online Security, Planned National Office for Identity Trust Strategy
Release Date: 01/07/2011

At a forum with Silicon Valley business and academic leaders at Stanford University, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and White House … more

Watch Webcast Today: U.S. Commerce Secretary, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator to Visit Silicon Valley to Discuss Next Steps in Cybersecurity
Release Date: 01/07/2011

Palo Alto, Calif. – As part of a meeting today with local industry and academic leaders in Silicon Valley, at Stanford University, U.S. Commerce … more

IPv6 Guide Provides Path to Secure Deployment of Next-Generation Internet Protocol
Release Date: 01/05/2011

As the day draws nearer for the world to run out of the unique addresses that allow us to use the Internet—now predicted to happen by the end of … more

Two Publications Recommend Organization-Wide IT Security Risk Management
Release Date: 01/05/2011

Two new draft publications from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provide the groundwork for a three-tiered … more

Financial Services Sector Signs Cybersecurity Research Agreement with NIST, DHS
Release Date: 12/08/2010

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has joined in a new public-private partnership to spur cybersecurity innovation in the … more

Updated NIST Software Uses Combination Testing to Catch Bugs Fast and Easy
Release Date: 11/09/2010

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have released an updated version of a computer system testing tool that … more

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

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