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New NIST Tools to Help Boost Wireless Channel Frequencies and Capacity
Release Date: 02/18/2015

Smartphones and tablets are everywhere, which is great for communications but a growing burden on wireless channels. Forecasted huge increases in … more

NIST Announces Pilot Grants Competition to Improve Security and Privacy of Online Identity Verification Systems
Release Date: 02/12/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is launching a competition for a fourth round of grants to pilot online identity … more

Vendors Sought to Develop Model System to Monitor Security of Energy Industry Networked Control Systems
Release Date: 02/10/2015

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is seeking collaborators on an effort to help energy companies improve the security of the … more

NIST Releases Update of Industrial Control Systems Security Guide for Final Public Review
Release Date: 02/10/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued proposed updates to its Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security … more

NIST Forensic Science Standards Committees to Hold First Public Meetings in February 2015
Release Date: 01/27/2015

The Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC), which coordinates the development of standards and guidelines for the forensic science … more

NIST Security Guide Walks Organizations Through the Mobile App Security Vetting Process
Release Date: 01/26/2015

A new publication from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides guidance for organizations to improve security as … more

Open-Source Software for Quantum Information
Release Date: 01/23/2015

The software allows real-time experiment control for quantum information systems realized in trapped ions. NIST has partnered with the private … more

NIST Requests Round Two Comments on its Cryptographic Standards Process
Release Date: 01/23/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking comments on a revised draft document that details the principles and … more

Symposium to Focus on Future of Voting Systems
Release Date: 01/21/2015

The Election Assistance Commission (EAC) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are sponsoring a two-day symposium to … more

NIST Meeting: Cybersecurity Is a Key Ingredient In the Manufacturing Mix
Release Date: 01/20/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is bringing experts together to discuss the cybersecurity challenges faced by the … more

NIST Announces Initial Members of Forensic Science Digital Evidence Subcommittee
Release Date: 12/22/2014

Digital evidence plays a growing role in a wide variety of crimes as cell phones, computers, GPS and other digital devices carry increasing … more

Cybersecurity Center Invites Feedback on Securing Medical Devices
Release Date: 12/22/2014

Hospitals are increasingly using networked technology to improve the accuracy and efficiency of medical care by connecting medical devices to a … more

NIST Issues New Revision of Guide to Assessing Information Security Safeguards
Release Date: 12/16/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the final version of the 2014 update to its core guide to assessing the … more

Cloud Metrics Could Provide the Goldilocks Solution to Which Cloud Vendor Is 'Just Right'
Release Date: 12/15/2014

As government agencies and other organizations invest in cloud computing services, they are challenged to determine which cloud provider and … more

Computing with Single Atoms
Release Date: 11/26/2014

Left: Large atomic terraces. Right: Atomic resolution patterning by scanning tunneling microscope . As features on silicon microchips continue to … more

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