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Commerce Department Proposes New Policy Framework to Strengthen Cybersecurity Protections for Businesses Online
Release Date: 06/08/2011

Additional Contact: Gail Porter , 301-975-2762 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Commerce today released a report that proposes voluntary codes … more

NIST Contests in China Put Next-Gen Robot Technologies to the Test
Release Date: 06/07/2011

Robotic automation, microrobotics and robotic perception and recognition all advanced a few steps closer to their future applications in … more

NIST Workshop to Advance Usability in Electronic Health Records
Release Date: 05/17/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is hosting a workshop on usability of electronic health records (EHR) on June 7, 2011, … more

NIST Seeks Comments on Draft Guide to Cloud Computing
Release Date: 05/12/2011

The cloud computing research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is requesting public comments on a draft of its … more

Build Safety into the Very Beginning of the Computer System
Release Date: 04/28/2011

A new publication from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides guidelines to secure the earliest stages of the computer … more

White House Launches Plan to Create a Trusted 'Identity Ecosystem' for On-Line Commerce
Release Date: 04/26/2011

On April 15, the Obama Administration formally launched its National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC), a plan to work with … more

Smart Grid Panel Agrees on Standards for Wireless Communication, Meter Upgrades
Release Date: 04/26/2011

The governing board of the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) has voted in favor of a new standard and a set of guidelines important for … more

Administration Releases Strategy to Protect Online Consumers and Support Innovation and Fact Sheet on National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace
Release Date: 04/15/2011

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Obama Administration released the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC), which seeks to … more

NIST's Ron Ross is Named to InformationWeek Government Top 50 List
Release Date: 03/30/2011

Ron Ross, a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Fellow, has been named to InformationWeek Government ’s CIO 50, which identifies … more

Two New SCAP Documents Help Improve Automating Computer Security Management
Release Date: 03/15/2011

It’s increasingly difficult to keep up with all the vulnerabilities present in today’s highly complex operating systems and applications. … more

Conference on Safeguarding Health Information Security, May 10-11
Release Date: 03/15/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is co-hosting a conference to explore the current health information technology security … more

NIST Holds Third Cloud Computing Forum and Workshop, April 7-8
Release Date: 03/15/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host the Cloud Computing Forum and Workshop III on April 7-8, 2011, at its … more

Dodson Receives ‘Federal 100’ Award for Cybersecurity Work
Release Date: 03/15/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Donna Dodson has received the 2011 Federal 100 Award. Presented by Federal Computer … more

NIST Expert Software 'Lowers the Stress' on Materials Problems
Release Date: 03/01/2011

Before you can build that improved turbojet engine, before you can create that longer-lasting battery, you have to ensure all the newfangled … more

NIST Seeks Comments on Security Control Catalog for Federal Information Systems and Organizations
Release Date: 03/01/2011

Computer scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are requesting comments from interested parties on their biennial … more

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