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March Workshop to Support Trusted IDs in Cyberspace
Release Date: 01/24/2012

The National Strategy for a Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) National Program Office will host the 2012 NIST/NSTIC IDtrust Workshop … more

NIST SBIR Program Soliciting Proposals to Solve Manufacturing and IT Challenges
Release Date: 01/10/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) needs American innovators and entrepreneurs to help solve technological problems and … more

Text Retrieval Conference 2012 Seeks Information Retrieval Experts for Data Digging
Release Date: 01/10/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is conducting the 21st annual Text Retrieval Conference (TREC), the premier experimental … more

Protecting Computers at Start-Up: New NIST Guidelines
Release Date: 12/20/2011

A new draft computer security publication from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides guidance for vendors and … more

NIST Special Publication Expands Government Authentication Options
Release Date: 12/13/2011

A newly revised publication from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) expands the options for government agencies that need … more

New NIST Biometric Data Standard Adds DNA, Footmarks and Enhanced Fingerprint Descriptions
Release Date: 12/06/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published a revised biometric standard in November, 2011, that vastly expands the type … more

Healthcare IT LAP Announcement
Release Date: 11/29/2011

The National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) announces the release of NIST Handbook 150-31, Healthcare Information Technology … more

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

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