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NIST ‘RAMPS’ Up Cybersecurity Education and Workforce Development With New Grants
Release Date: 05/12/2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is offering up to $1 million in grants to establish up to eight Regional Alliances and … more

Building Security into Cyber-Physical Systems: NIST Researchers Suggest Approach for Trustworthy Modern Infrastructure
Release Date: 05/04/2016

We are immersed in a cyber-physical world. Information technology is deeply embedded in traditionally non-IT systems, including automobiles, the … more

NIST’s Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board Names New Chair
Release Date: 04/29/2016

Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Director Willie E. May today … more

NIST Kicks Off Effort to Defend Encrypted Data from Quantum Computer Threat
Release Date: 04/28/2016

If an exotic quantum computer is invented that could break the codes we depend on to protect confidential electronic information, what will we do … more

Optical Clocks Synched to Femtoseconds Over Air
Release Date: 04/21/2016

TOP: Time information is transmitted between sites across a turbulent air path. Real-time feedback is supplied to the clock at site B to … more

NIST Releases 2015 Department of Commerce Technology Transfer Report
Release Date: 04/18/2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the Department of Commerce's (DOC) 2015 Technology Transfer Report . The … more

NIST Releases New Document on its Cryptographic Standards and Guidelines Process
Release Date: 03/31/2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the final version of a document outlining its process for developing … more

New NIST Security Standard Can Protect Credit Cards, Health Information
Release Date: 03/29/2016

For many years, when you swiped your credit card, your number would be stored on the card reader, making encryption difficult to implement. Now, … more

Cybersecurity Framework Comments Reveal Views on a Framework Update, Increased Need to Share Best Practices and Expand Awareness
Release Date: 03/24/2016

Critical-infrastructure leaders and others have provided feedback on the voluntary, federally led Cybersecurity Framework at the invitation of the … more

Attackers Honing In On Teleworkers? How Organizations Can Secure Their Data
Release Date: 03/14/2016

As the number of employees who telework trends upward—and new kinds of devices are used in telework—the National Institute of Standards and … more

Cloud Computing Can Assist Workers with Disabilities, NIST Reports
Release Date: 03/03/2016

Virginia works for a federal agency. She cannot use her hands because of a spinal cord injury, so she relies on a speech recognition system to … more

Cybersecurity “Rosetta Stone” Celebrates Two Years of Success
Release Date: 02/18/2016

Two years ago this month, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released a document designed to help strengthen cybersecurity … more

Strengthening Public-Private Cooperation on Cybersecurity's Toughest Issues
Release Date: 02/08/2016

Guest blog post by Willie E. May, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director. Strong cybersecurity starts at the … more

Webcast to Highlight Dedication of Expanded Cybersecurity Facility, Feb. 8
Release Date: 02/05/2016

On Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) will celebrate its move to expanded new facilities with a … more

NCCoE Seeks Vendors to Help Secure Wireless Medical Devices
Release Date: 01/28/2016

Medical devices such as the infusion pumps that deliver medication intravenously were once standalone instruments that interacted only with the … more

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