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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

Maryland Governor O'Malley Urges Investment in Cybersecurity Education
Release Date: 09/21/2011

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley addressed several hundred educators, IT experts, and others at the National Institute of Standards and … more

Comprehensive Risk Assessment Guidance for Federal Information Systems Published
Release Date: 09/20/2011

Risk assessment is the topic of the newest special publication from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Guide for … more

Two New Publications Provide a Cloud Computing Standards Roadmap and Reference Architecture
Release Date: 09/13/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published two new documents on cloud computing: the first edition of a cloud … more

Four New Reports Update Security Content Automation Protocol
Release Date: 09/13/2011

Bringing order and security to the patchwork quilt of computing environments in a large organization can be a daunting task. Software tools and … more

Seventh Annual IT Security Automation Conference Runs Oct. 31- Nov. 2
Release Date: 09/13/2011

The Seventh Annual IT Security Automation Conference, co-hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will focus on the … more

NIST to Host Workshop on Cryptography for New Technologies
Release Date: 09/13/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host a workshop on cryptography for new technologies from Nov. 7-8, 2011, at the … more

NIST Seeks Comments on National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education Draft Strategic Plan
Release Date: 08/11/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today* issued for public comment a draft strategic plan for the National Initiative for … more

NIST Co-sponsors Biometrics Consortium Conference, Sept. 27-29 in Tampa, Florida
Release Date: 08/02/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will co-sponsor the 2011 Biometric Consortium Conference , Sept. 27-29, 2011, at the … more

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