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NIST Publishes Methods to Manage Risk in the Federal ICT Supply Chain
Release Date: 11/27/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the final version of Notional Supply Chain Risk Management Practices for … more

NIST Provides Draft Guidelines to Secure Mobile Devices
Release Date: 10/31/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published draft guidelines that outline the baseline security technologies mobile … more

New NIST Software Checks Performance of Biometrics Applications Against 2011 Standard
Release Date: 10/16/2012

A new software test suite developed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) allows local and federal agencies and other users … more

NIST Revises Software Patch Management Guide for Automated Processes
Release Date: 10/05/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published for public comment a revised draft of its guidance for managing computer … more

NIST Selects Winner of Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA-3) Competition
Release Date: 10/02/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced the winner of its five-year competition to select a new cryptographic … more

Third Annual NICE Workshop Adds a Virtual Cyber Threat Training and Competition Track
Release Date: 10/02/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is offering a strong finale to National Cybersecurity Awareness month with its the third … more

Quantum Random Number Generator
Release Date: 10/01/2012

Schematic diagram of loophole-free Bell test, with time on the ve more

Five Pilot Projects Receive Grants to Promote Online Security and Privacy
Release Date: 09/20/2012

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced more than $9 million in grant awards to … more

Register For Forensics@NIST
Release Date: 09/19/2012

  Online registration is now open for Forensics@NIST 2012, a three-day symposium on cutting-edge forensic science research being performed at … more

New NIST Publication Provides Guidance for Computer Security Risk Assessments
Release Date: 09/18/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a final version of its risk assessment guidelines that can provide senior … more

October Workshop to Consider Future of Information and Communication Technology Supply Chain Risk Management
Release Date: 09/18/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host a workshop at its Gaithersburg, Md., headquarters October 15 and 16, 2012, to … more

Security First: New NIST Guidelines on Securing BIOS for Servers
Release Date: 08/21/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is requesting comments on new draft guidelines for securing BIOS systems for server … more

NIST Co-Sponsors the 2012 Biometrics Consortium Conference
Release Date: 08/21/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will co-sponsor the 2012 Biometric Consortium Conference (BCC 2012), September 18-21, … more

NIST Shows New Device Could Improve Fiber-Optic Quantum Data Transmission
Release Date: 08/08/2012

Tests performed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) show that a new method for splitting photon beams could overcome a … more

Updated NIST Guide is a How-To for Dealing With Computer Security Incidents
Release Date: 08/08/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the final version of its guide for managing computer security incidents. … more

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