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Steering Group for Identity Ecosystem Hosts First Meeting
Release Date: 08/08/2012

The Identity Ecosystem Steering Group Kickoff Meeting to support the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) will be held … more

NIST Updates Guidance on Network Attacks and Malware
Release Date: 07/25/2012

Detecting and stopping malicious attacks on computer networks is a central focus of computer security these days. The National Institute of … more

Software Features and Inherent Risks: NIST's Guide to Rating Software Vulnerabilities from Misuse
Release Date: 07/25/2012

A new guide from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) describes a "scoring system" that computer security managers can use to … more

NIST Releases Test Framework for Upgrading Smart Electrical Meters
Release Date: 07/11/2012

Next-generation "smart" electrical meters for residential and commercial buildings will have computerized operating systems just as laptops or … more

NIST Releases Second Draft of Federal ID Credential Security Standard for Comment
Release Date: 07/11/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the second-round draft version of its updated security standard for … more

NIST Issues Guidance for Pediatric Electronic Health Records
Release Date: 07/11/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a guide to help improve the design of electronic health records for … more

NIST Updates Guidelines for Mobile Device Security
Release Date: 07/11/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a proposed update to its guidelines for securing mobile devices—such as … more

NIST Effort Could Improve High-Tech Medical Scanners
Release Date: 06/12/2012

A powerful color-based imaging technique is making the jump from remote sensing to the operating room—and a team of scientists* at the National … more

NIST Releases Final Version of Revised Bluetooth Security Guide
Release Date: 06/12/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the final version of the Guide to Bluetooth Security (NIST Special … more

NIST Will Hold ‘Big Data’ Workshop June 13-14, 2012
Release Date: 06/12/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is hosting a workshop on the use of "big data" —a term referring to massive amounts of … more

Forensics@NIST 2012
Release Date: 06/04/2012

On November 28 – 30, 2012, OLES will be hosting Forensics@NIST 2012 , a symposium for industry, government, and academic representatives to learn … more

NIST Special Publication Helps to Demystify Cloud Computing
Release Date: 05/29/2012

For a clear view of cloud computing, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a new publication that explains cloud … more

New Cybersecurity Center Kicks Off with Workshop
Release Date: 05/29/2012

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) will host a kickoff workshop on Tuesday, June 26, 2012. The workshop’s goal is to … more

Experts to Discuss Botnet Challenges, Steps for Prevention at May 30 Workshop
Release Date: 05/09/2012

Botnet activity is on the rise around the globe, and to help understand this problem the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is … more

A User-Centered Approach to Designing Electronic Health Records
Release Date: 05/07/2012

On Tuesday, May 22, 2012, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) … more

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