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NIST Improves Tool for Hardening Software Against Cyber Attack
Release Date: 11/22/2011

Computer scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have dramatically enlarged a database designed to improve … more

New HIPAA Tool Helps Organizations Meet Security Requirements
Release Date: 11/22/2011

A new tool, developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and offered for free, can help public and private … more

Romine Named Director of NIST's Information Technology Laboratory
Release Date: 11/22/2011

Charles H. Romine, new director of the NIST Information Technology Laboratory. Credit: NIST View hi-resolution image Charles (Chuck) H. Romine … more

NICE Issues Cybersecurity Workforce Framework for Public Comment
Release Date: 11/08/2011

The National Initiative on Cybersecurity Education (NICE) has published for public comment a draft document that classifies the typical duties and … more

Draft Roadmap for Cloud Computing Technology
Release Date: 11/08/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released for public comment a draft "roadmap" that is designed to foster federal … more

NIST Signs Agreement to Enhance Cybersecurity Education Programs
Release Date: 11/08/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has agreed to work with the Department of Education and a new organization, the National … more

NIST Releases Draft Cloud Computing Technology Roadmap for Comments
Release Date: 11/01/2011

The U.S. Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released for public comment a draft "roadmap" that is … more

Quantum Computer Components 'Coalesce' to 'Converse'
Release Date: 10/25/2011

If quantum computers are ever to be realized, they likely will be made of different types of parts that will need to share information with one … more

NIST Releases Two Wireless Security Guides, Requests Comment
Release Date: 10/25/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued for public review and comment two draft guides to securing wireless … more

Final Version of NIST Cloud Computing Definition Published
Release Date: 10/25/2011

After years in the works and 15 drafts, the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) working definition of cloud computing, the … more

NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions Receives IT Award
Release Date: 10/25/2011

Government Computer News magazine has honored the Digital Library of Mathematical Functions (DLMF), which the National Institute of Standards and … more

NIST Publishes Guide for Monitoring Security in Information Systems
Release Date: 10/13/2011

A new computer security publication* from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will help organizations understand their … more

Federal Cloud Technology Roadmap to be Introduced at Forum & Workshop, Nov. 2-4
Release Date: 10/13/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will unveil the public draft of its U.S. Government Cloud Computing Technology Roadmap … more

NIST Cooperative Agreement with University of Maryland Supports Research on 21st Century Smart Systems
Release Date: 10/13/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) awarded today a $1 million cooperative agreement to the University of Maryland at … more

Public/Private Leaders Collaborate on Ways to Fight Botnets
Release Date: 10/04/2011

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. departments of Commerce and Homeland Security (DHS) today discussed with other federal agencies and private-sector … more

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